Now the folder will be accessible by anyone joined in the HomeGroup when they browse the Documents folder. Your computer can only belong to one HomeGroup, if the it's connected to a different one, make sure to follow the steps to leave the HomeGroup before trying to join. This was done on Thanksgiving — 11-25-2016 after 3 months trying to join or create a homegroup on my Toshiba laptop. You can connect to a wired or wireless network but ensure that your system is connected to either your home or office router. Please tell me what I am doing wrong. How to create a HomeGroup on Windows 10 HomeGroup hasn't changed much from previous versions, as such we'll be using Control Panel to make the configuration. If You are Having Problems Creating HomeGroup Make sure that only the computer on which you are creating the new HomeGroup is open and all other computers and devices are shut down.
This should not be an issue…. I have tried everything that has been suggested on troubleshooting forums I have searched on the web about this problem but with no success. If you dont have homegroups you can disable ipv6 its not used and just adds traffic you then in a work group and can share and connect to other pcs in the workgroupThanks for the WorkGroups tip; I didn't realize that upon installing win 10 each computer is already in it. I did not delete anything in the root or in folders. I would really like to help you with this problem, so I went back through the steps I took to finally solve my problem. I followed your instructions but have ground to a halt. However, you are accustomed to this in earlier versions of Windows quite simply.
I have removed homegroups on all machines, powered them on alone and tried to create or join on both the Win 7 and 10 devices. On the next screen, type the HomeGroup Password and click on Next. How to Add Computers to HomeGroup in Windows 10 Now that you have created a HomeGroup and generated a password for the HomeGroup. After completing the steps, you'll need to repeat the same instructions on the remaining devices that will be printing to the same shared printer. I have run the troubleshooter, got as much info as sticking my head up my ass and spinning around.
Of course I failed at the password stage with the same can't set up etc. If you do have problems creating a Homegroup, you could try folder sharing instead. So, on the one hand the network? We can't find the password to the old group and we can't change or create a new one. Any newbie can figure out how to join a homegroup. On the next information screen, click on the Next button. The troubleshooter finds nothing other than the option to troubleshoot the network.
I had no problem setting HomeGroup on the desktop running Win 10 Home 32 Bit version 1511, build 10586. Your help in this will be greatly appreciated. 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. On the HomeGroup screen, click on Create a HomeGroup button. Click on Settings the gear icon at the left.
Internet is connected and working on all four devices. On the Settings screen, click on Network and Internet icon 3. Guest Author: marshall 10 Aug 2015 When I try to join the existing homegroup with the correct password, nothing happens. Note: If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type your password or click Continue. To make sure you will be able to configure everything correctly, shut down all other the computers on the network, leaving only the computer you'll use to create the new HomeGroup turned on.
Although Windows 10 includes a number of tools and advanced settings that you can configure, this guide focuses on the steps for beginners who previously were using HomeGroup. I used the tools provided by Microsoft. On the next screen, click on the Join Now button. I'm not supplying an answer as I can't get homegroup to work either. Enter the password when prompted to allow access.
If you're looking to share files with nearby devices, you need to make sure that Nearby sharing is setup and configured correctly on your machine as well as on the destination device. Though I still found that I needed to copy the files over, and then delete, rather than cut-and-paste. If you see a Join Now button as shown here , somebody has already created a Homegroup on your network. They're all coming out of a Netgear router, but some call it Time Warner Cable, etc. Here in this post, we will take you through the steps to Create a Homegroup in Windows 10 and enjoy the work or its benefits! I followed the step listed in your post, but cannot join the homegroup with the Win 10 computers. In Windows 10, I have a Homegroup created by my laptop.
I just installed a new router because the old one would not reach 40' to the last bedroom, now it does! Tried 50 different configurations of sharing options even with an ethernet cable and just can't share anything. Thus, you have created a new folder MachineKeys here. When I go back to desktop and click on Homegroup in Windows Explorer, it gives me the Join Now which it shouldn't do since I already created it on this one. Here's how to share your files on the home network without Homegroup. Just follow the hereinafter mentioned steps.
Again, select the user whom you want to give the full administrative rights and then click against the box Full control. If this is the problem, make sure to configure the firewall correctly, and don't forget to re-enable the firewall after everything is working properly. When sharing a folder, bear in mind that users will only be able to access the files if the device making the sharing is turned on and connected to the network. After completing the steps, the wizard will give you the link that network users can use to access the folder and its content. If you are creating a new Homegroup, you will be prompted to create a new password. For example, for the Windows Firewall service, follow the steps: 1.