Get back to us if you need further assistance. Discussion in '' started by RobBets1,. So far, nothing has worked and I have run out of ideas. What does work is this. So I followed the steps and each time I get windows cannot set up a homegroup on this computer. Tried 50 different configurations of sharing options even with an ethernet cable and just can't share anything. Often rebooting and trying to create or join a computer to a HomeGroup again will solve the problem.
Attempts to have the Win 10 devices join the homegroup result in an error message that no homegroup is available. I was looking around the net for tips on networking two connected computer and all I got was recommendations about wireless, so I was probably wording my search incorrectly. Also ensure that your computer is up to date with Windows Updates. You can change it if you wish. Many, many thanks for your easy to follow instructions.
Guest Author: Curtis 20 Dec 2015 Is there any way to delete an existing HomeGroup? Enter the password when prompted to allow access. However, the computer with shared content must be running for you to access its files and resources. HomeGroup was originally used to organize groups for network computers. Both computers can easily join the HomeGroup but I can't share anything. All these are possible without any hassles using the Homegroup. I'm on the computer I used to set up the Homegroup, which I vaguely recall setting up a.
You can also modify the password later. On the next screen, click on Change HomeGroup Password… Link 3. So far, nothing has worked and I have run out of ideas. I did the same on 3 laptops that connect to router by wireless; 2 are Windows 10, 1 is Windows 7 via Safe Mode so that any in-use files could be deleted. Click the Create a homegroup button. Guest Author: Colin Howard 14 Dec 2015 I agree with I.
Attempts to solve the file sharing problem have been made with the option of allowing Windows to manage the network and with the option to have users manage the network. Confirm when asked and configure what media you want to be shared across the group. Attempts to have the Win 10 devices join the homegroup result in an error message that no homegroup is available. Microsoft will provide a Password - make a note of it - you will need it for the other computers. Open file manager and right click on your documents. If you already have a computer hosting a Homegroup, you will see the option to Join the group as shown below: If you don't have a Homegroup already setup, you will see the option to Create a new Homegroup.
I tried using the Microsoft Fix-It tool and it could not find a problem, i then tried to start Peer Networking Grouping in Services, when I did that I got a Error 1079. Doesn't necessarily make sense, but it does work. If you need to change the power settings, click the Choose power options link. On the Settings screen, click on Network and Internet icon 3. Same problem I solved by turning off password sharing on all computers, then under manage windows credentials delete all homegroup elements registered there and then made a new homegroup with new passwords. As a member of a Homegroup, computers, tablets, phones and even an Xbox can all share files, folders and media. Guest Author: Steve 24 Aug 2015 John Riley.
I also cannot delete an existing homegroup or add a new home group. How can I get rid once and for all from this ghost homegroup. All I really want to do is make a file share that another MicrosoftAccount can access. When you say you can't setup a HomeGroup on the 64bit. This would seem to be the easiest way to network two computers, but apparently, as it is in most computer related situations, things are never as simple as they seem. When I looked that up on the web I was directed to another Microsoft Fix-It tool 50671.
A Homegroup makes it easy to share pictures, music, documents, videos, and printers with other Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8. Guest Author: Shraddha 31 Aug 2015 Dear Friends, I had same problem with my Home Group. Once you have shared a Folder in HomeGroup, other computers on the HomeGroup network can access this shared folder by opening File Explorer Win+E and clicking on the Computer Name under HomeGroup in the side-menu. What I don't understand is why your approach to the issue doesn't seem to appear on Windows 10 forums or perhaps I haven't searched hard enough. My opinion is that it is a poor software design. On the next screen, right-click on your WiFi or Ethernet network and click on Properties option in the contextual menu.