Followed the Wiki and changed the settings as stated, but it still going to the internal rom folder. I made sure to have different games in both locations so that I can see if it is working. Tried refreshing game lists, restarting computer. Tried typing in the location on my computer to see if it let me see the folder and that is working. Under the setting on the computer is shows just two triangles to left and right, which tells me that it did read the file since I don't think Emulation Station understands NETWORK as an option.
Network is working and checked also. Wired connection. Below is what I have in the recalbox-boot.conf file: