So, I created the homegroup on one laptop, joined it on the other, and was able to share my files. There is a default password which is ircorrecct when I try to join the Homegroup on the other computer. I don't have a third device to test with to see if I can isolate a specific computer. I really have to smile at this one - when I first installed Win 7, I spent a lot of time figuring out how to get rid of Homegroup and Libraries on my desktop. Just make sure not to cchoose the Install Now option.
It's setup on my desktop. I have just gotten a second laptop to replace my first, and I want to use my old one as my central repository of files and other media. Not much info to go on? I have signed into Windows on both using separate Microsoft accounts. On the machine from which you are sharing, select the desired library, folder, or file. The homegroup shows that I have joined and also shows on the windows 10. Hey Carl, Is there another computer on the network that is already in a homegroup? My desktop pc has Windows 8. Select your Windows 8 release and edition, and then click on the Download button below.
I tried it over 100 time's now. I am having an issue with homegroup. Some manufacturer's like Asus now embed the product key inside the motherboard itself. Thank goodness for my imaging system I can pm to you. It is and has never been in a domain. I just spent two days breaking my computers.
Now proceed with either the Windows 8 or 8. In brief, with the 2 methods illustrated above, you can depend on yourself to create a homegroup in your computer. Reason for that was, that I downloaded and made the Windows 8. It is recommended that you keep this service running. On the desktop I used a 8. Right-click the downloaded batch file and select Run as administrator. Do those steps until everything is copied on the flash drive and you're good to go.
I upgraded both my Windows 8 and Windows 7 computers to Windows 10. Cumulative Update for Windows 10: August 5, 2015 Please remember to mark the replies as answers if they help, and unmark the answers if they provide no help. Does anyone know what this error means, or how I can fix it? There could be a setting that we missed, and needs to be configured correctly. I will continue joining the homegroup. Right-click your Network Icon via the Taskbar 2. I'd still let the Windows Upgrade Program for 8 or 8.
Way 2: Make a homegroup in the Control Panel. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 8 installation media. We'd appreciate it as well if you provide us a screenshot of the settings and setup of your homegroup. Every so often, a Windows update puts it back in, but it has now become a simple RegEdit fix followed by the F5 key. I hope that wasn't too confusing. From my Win7 laptop I can access the libraries from the Win8 laptop.
We're looking forward to your response. Restore Default Startup Type for HomeGroup Listener Automated Restore 1. Can somebody please help me find out what is wrong? All troubleshooters on both computers have been tried with no answer to the problem. In short, it is another form of network access management. All my computers can ping the router, the two Win 8 machines can ping each other but not see the Win 7 machines. I also shared some folders, but got a permissions error access denied when attempting to view them. Right Click the Network icon 2.
Hi Greg Gibbs, I thought your answer could help me, but I have not been able to add my microsoft account email in the Share with setup thing. Other services might run in the same process. The Win 7 machines can ping each other but not see the Win 8 machines. Run the Homegroup troubleshooter, or try again later. On the search results screen, select Choose HomeGroup and Sharing Options.