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Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Ghost Homegroup fix didn't work by bill4645 / October 24, 2016 2:34 PM PDT In reply to: Thanks Papa_Paul2 Followed your instructions What does this suspicious PHP code do? One option I'm toying with is using WIN10's remote desktop connection. You should be able to delete the extra copies and not have them reappear. this contact form

The first step is getting the printer connected to the network, and there are three ways you can do that: Connect the printer to the network directly. Stupid design of the software. Click the Join now button. My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Dell OP7010 OS Windows 7 Enterprise (x64); Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64) Memory 16GB Monitor(s) Displays 4 Dell 24" LCD Screen Resolution http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-7/share-files-and-printers-in-windows-7-with-homegroup/

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Click the Change the password link. Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Delete ALL files from the PeerNetworking folder by Wilfried1958 / March 24, 2016 4:59 AM PDT In reply to: WIN 10 Homegroup And, since most printers made within the last few years have networking built in, there's a good chance your printer supports this option. And each time i go to join the network it asks me to create one.

Once I share a printer attached to Tom's computer, I then get the original "HP Laserjet" but also "HP Laserjet attached to Jodi", "HP Laserjet attached to Michael", and "HP Laserjet Published 08/30/16 6 Replies August 30, 2016 Thomas Duffield I use the homegroup sharing option and it is indeed very easy to connect. After the other three PC's were connected, I tested them as good, but the primary laptop would not expand the tree in my Homegroup. How To Share A Printer Between Two Computers Most can be setup by web browser.

Right-click the network adapter you use to connect to the internet and select Properties. Sometimes it doesn't. I opened HOMEGROUP and it allowed me to set up a new one and gave me a new password. Turn off all devices.3.

Consider the following tips to troubleshoot and fix HomeGroup problems on Windows 10. Printer Sharing Windows Xp One is a desktop running win 7 pro, the other is a wi-fi enabled laptop also running 7 pro. We are now trying to share a printer (HP Laserjet 1018); it is connected to computer #1 and works fine when we print from that computer. Confused yet?

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But if you want to share a printer over the network, you may still need to do a little legwork to get it all up and running. http://www.windowscentral.com/how-setup-and-manage-windows-10-homegroup-local-network But my issue with MS is that they don't have any instruction on this. How To Share Printer In Windows 7 Step By Step share|improve this answer answered Dec 29 '15 at 1:37 A Essa 1 add a comment| up vote -2 down vote On the computer to which the printer is connected (in our How To Share Printer Windows 10 Once I share a printer attached to Tom's computer, I then get the original "HP Laserjet" but also "HP Laserjet attached to Jodi", "HP Laserjet attached to Michael", and "HP Laserjet

My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Home built OS Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro, CPU Q9650-4.275GHz, E8600 4.5GHz, E6750-3.8GHz Motherboard Evga 780i FTW Memory G.Skill PC2 9600 weblink Each and every time there's an Update, W10 seems to think it's a frigging great idea to wipe your sharing and home group settings, forcing you to go through each and Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Ghosts can't hurt you. If you need other users to be able to access, modify, and delete content, the best solution is to share another folder and granting users view and edit permissions. Add Shared Printer Windows 10

Note the new password and click Next. Network & Sharing HomeGroup: Sharing Printer only w/1 PC & files + printer with anotherI was wondering if there is a way to only share certain files/folders with selected PCs on Shareit is much easier for me. 0 10 months ago Reply WPUser2 Please can someone post a link to that background wallpaper? http://hpwizardstore.com/how-to/printer-sharing.html However, I have a WRT160Nv2​ and all I can find is that it either does not support IPv6, or if does, but very badly...

A password is a must. 1 10 months ago Reply aXross Yeah, first it was indeed easier than the manual setting up of shared network folders but HomeGroup really needs a How To Connect To A Shared Printer The name should be in the form \hostprinter Substitute for host the name of the printer's host computer. Only computers joined with a HomeGroup password can use the resources on the local network.

How to change your HomeGroup password If for security reasons you need to change the HomeGroup password, Windows gives you the option to change it at any time.

Or is it just a problem with updated ones from a previous incarnation? I've had networking working since the Windows 98 days, long before MS came up with homegroups, and have never seen why I'd need it. cannot delete the homegroup,cannot get the password,cannot change the password, its driving me bonkers Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - leaving homegroup by yarpos / February 21, 2016 How To Share Printer In Windows 7 Workgroup So I think the issue may be is that if the PC that created the "ghost" HOMEGROUP is powered up WIN 10 sees the "GHOST" as active and tries to connect

My suggestion as I have given in other threads is to purchase a USB to Network device and put the printer on the network directly. Everything looked good until I tried to use my home network (Workgroup & Homegroup). Still have the ghost. http://hpwizardstore.com/how-to/sharing-a-printer.html Keeping shut the pc which I believed was hosting the ghost homegroup...

When I close all windows and go back into homegroup settings it asks for a password again.