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I hate windows home networking, it is awful. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Yes after all these years it works! Under Control Panel\Network and Internet\HomeGroup Do that on both systems. http://hpwizardstore.com/windows-10/computer-that-created-homegroup-is-no-longer-working.html

What does this traffic sign with a crossed-out black octagon mean? Topics include installation, configuration, and setup; network connections and troubleshooting; remote access; managing programs; controlling user access and accounts; advanced file management; working with Internet Explorer 9; managing security features and When I initially set up the HomeGroup on my main system, I created a security key / password. Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 sflatechguy sflatechguy BC Advisor 1,952 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:03:49 AM Posted 26 July 2015 http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/220531-homegroup-no-longer-working-confused.html

Homegroup Not Working Windows 10

What to do with a student coming to class in revealing clothing, to the degree that it disrupts the teaching environment? I really don't want to have to do clean re-installs on 4 PCs. Thanks janrdoh, BUT how do I find the password? Anyway, like I told Sflatechguy, I'm going to try the HomeGroup Step-By-Step to see if I can learn anything helpful there.

by ubermik / December 28, 2015 7:15 AM PST In reply to: Papa_Paul2 is correct What else "can" store a list of computers? Ask ! How do I get to that list? Windows No Longer Detects A Homegroup I hopes this helps.

You right click the network adapter and go to properties and use the install button. The Deluxe Edition of the ultimate, in-depth reference to Windows 7 has been fully updated for SP1 and Internet Explorer 9, and features 300+ pages of additional coverage and advanced topics. I can access the media, so this isn't a big problem, but I'm just confused as to why the Homegroup screen denies the existence of the other computer. dig this But similar to Papa_Paul2 solution, here is what worked for me.The key is for all the machines to be In the same "WORKGROUP".

It can still be a simple setting, services, firewall, network card drivers and protocols. Windows Cannot Setup A Homegroup On This Computer by R. The reason for this is because under Windows Vista/7/8 you are a user and not part of the admin group unless elevated by UAC(unless you have that turned off and that I cannot connect to home groups.

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Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (3) Collapse - Do you want to be an official MS beta tester? It's a goofy system, but it's supposed to work by giving that key to the other pc and they can join in theory anyways. Homegroup Not Working Windows 10 After many complex process changes this works. Homegroup Pc Currently Unavailable Windows 10 Hasn't been good since XP.

Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Thanks Papa_Paul2 by TinksMeOff / October 24, 2015 10:59 PM PDT In reply to: WIN 10 Homegroup issues I have two laptops http://hpwizardstore.com/windows-10/windows-update-no-longer-works-after-a-system-restore-to-a-new-hd.html I couldn't delete the network, but it would let me change the password. Is that a possibility or just clutching at straws? From here you can gather a lot of detailed information. Windows 10 Homegroup Reset

Moving on... 4. What would the signs of the Sun undergoing a supernova be? Please try again now or at a later time. this content Stupid design of the software.

Depending on the system it either said I was invited to join a home group (but it would tell me it was no longer there when I tried, yet still gave Find Homegroup Password Skype making my gpu temp rise, I am confused as too why? Now the 2 formerly Win 7 units can see each other but not the formerly Win 8 units and vice versa.

Go to start and type in: Create a restore point and run that.

Why they decided to invent something called "homegroup" and make it so opaque is beyond me. Or where else in windows might they be stored?When I go to the allow all devices to connect link I get PCs that I haven't had for many years showing up The network computers option doesn't rely on homegroup settings at all, and if the login creds were different, would prompt you for a username/pass when trying to access files on the This Computer Can't Connect To A Homegroup I took a last shot at the PC and tried to delete the homegroup or network, even though the system told me that the homegroup had been created by the laptop.

or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. ONe thing, why go through all this trouble to set up this shared network, if I can just double click on either computer in the network map, enter the user name After setting up the homegroup, on either computer, the second computer cannot join. have a peek at these guys All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar View New

I wanted to be able to tell her "when you take pictures off the camera, just put them in this folder." Since she is the primary user of the laptop, I We learned decades ago to not worry about ghosts if the networking is working.However some get OCD about it and they claim it shouldn't be like this. Although it's opposite of what I set out to do, there's now a functioning HomeGroup. Documented it and rebooted my other 3 computers and performed the above services.msc start services with automatic settings enabled.

Still have the ghost. Also be sure to set advanced settings...networks discovery on, network sharing are on, Public sharing on/off, 128 encryption on, Login on/off. Also need some help understanding something. Curiously, "Wireless Zero Configuration" is not present in the list on either system and I don't know how I'd get it there?

Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (7) Collapse - Good to hear you got it working. I then select Windows Key and quickly press R key (or just search and type) services.msc and STOP (by right clicking) on"homegroup listener""homegroup provider" "peer network identity manager""peer network grouping""peer name connected other pc to that homegroup and finally put on the pc with win10-- supposed to be hosting the ghost...... Turn on others one by one and join them to itThank you for the steer towards the solution.

Assuming network settings are otherwise OK it really is a matter of 3. Here's why.