Now this ghost homegroup from my Win10 pc did not allow me to quit or join to a new homegroup after I reverted to original settings. Leave it off and repeat for the second one. Bear in mind that this method requires making changes in Windows Registry. I upgrade a Windows 7 computer to Windows 10 and a Windows 8. That way, when you're setting up the HomeGroup on all the other devices, just open your email on those computers and when HomeGroup asks you to type in the password, you can just open your email, copy the password, then paste it into the password field.
No one has this name. Once you set it as private, Windows 10 automatically shows the HomeGroup icon in the navigation pane of File Explorer. I'm on Windows 10 Hi Curtis, Thank you for being a part of Windows 10 Insider Preview. Right-click in an empty area on the desktop and select Personalize. Stupid design of the software. I do not understand why Microsoft didn't add a create new Homegroup option for cases like this. The problem is with access to some key but still can't find which one.
Notebook is already gone and no access to it. Finally someone who knows what it's about. To create a homegroup 1. Peer Network Grouping - stopped 3. If a computer is asleep, turned off, or just disconnected from the network, it will show as unavailable. Couple of side notes: My laptop that first created the Homegroup after the fixes created it just fine, but W10 reported that another Homegroup was created first to this laptop in the Homegroup page.
If the issue persists then follow the below method. Anyway, when I tried to uninstall it the process failed I later just reformatted the flash. If you want to remove the desktop icon from your computer then repeat the steps 1 to 10 but instead of changing the value to 0 change it to 1. Try the following methods and check if it helps: Method 1: I suggest you to Leave the HomeGroup from the Control Panel and check if it helps. Press enter to run the above command and wait for the process to complete, usually, it takes 15-20 minutes.
I created a homegroup but now want to get rid of it and don't know how. I try to change the password, I am able to see a new password, and type my own in. Keeping shut the pc which I believed was hosting the ghost homegroup. It shows my previous network links and the only options are for changes in sharing. I was about to try the suggested solution which looks promising when I stumbled on an easier solution.
Hi , I am glad you have resolved the issue by yourself and thanks for updating. Ok i found where they are. If you are concerned that you may need this feature in the future, you should not worry about it. If you are in a hurry or if you feel that you are not experienced enough to uninstall the program by your own, feel free to use these solutions:. Method 4: Leave Homegroup 1. It only happens when the lease runs out naturally. Usually all members of the homegroup must leave it before the homegroup is removed and no longer available to join.
Just copy it and past it into an email to yourself. I then select Windows Key and quickly press R key or just search and type services. How can the answer be improved? It shows that there is a home group to join but nothing happens when i type the password. If you have any further queries, please feel free to contact us. This didn't hurt my network associations btw.
In the Leave the Homegroup wizard, click Leave the homegroup. All you need to do is stop and disable the HomeGroup Provider service. Hi bertilak, Its great to hear that you were able to resolve the original issue. As always, if you have comments or information to share about this topic, please take a moment to drop by the TechRepublic Community Forums and let us hear from you. In the Search bar type services. The only place where such a change seems possible is by right-clicking the Homegroup icon in the sidebar of the file explorer.
I still get the same screen that I did before - Share with other home computers. . When you see the Change Homegroup Settings dialog box, as shown in Figure B, click the Leave the Homegroup link. I have tried the troubleshooter with no avail and all. Tried it and it works wonderfully. By deleting all of the files, you are essentially deleting the Homegroup. There is no option for password retrieval.