I tried to connect the laptop to the homegroup but instead of. In the Search bar type services. I am trying to join a Homegroup. And if you are connected to your colleagues on a home network, you must have observed that the password offered by the Homegroup is typical, complicated, and pretty tough to memorize. Note: Homegroup option is no longer available on Windows 10 and the below steps are no longer applicable Homegroup feature in Windows computers help you easily share files and printers between the computers. A home Group is a group of different Computers on a home network that can easily share files and printers.
Any newbie can figure out how to join a homegroup. Homegroup is a new feature in Windows 7. A Go to step 4. I looked online for a way to find out what it was and it was pretty simple, click settings, select homegroup and you can see your password and ask to have it printed, but not on my computer, where you are supposed to see your password I have a box that says enter a password. We upgraded from Windows 7 and 8 to 10 and haven't been able to access the HomeGroup since. You can right click the desired folder you want to share with your homegroup.
How can we add other members to HomeGroup? Hi, I had to do a complete reinstall of Windows 10. Tried 50 different configurations of sharing options even with an ethernet cable and just can't share anything. Someone will come along to help you. I tried Bassfishers suggested but mine says Available to Join, not Joined so I guess that's why I can't see it and he can. Can I share out this folder any other way? When you turn on the other computers they will get invites from the main to join. Impossible to find a solution! Guest Author: Jeff 07 Oct 2015 Set up Homegroup for 2 boxes running Windows 10 - I am able to see the other user and folders being shared.
Both computers can easily join the HomeGroup but I can't share anything. You would need take control of folders to access that location. This Homegroup should be recognized on all of your computers now. So resetup a Homegroup, on different machine, now have password and all machines on this router connect, including the one was was supposed to be setup already. I followed these directions and get none of the option listed.
Then write down the new password and put it in a safe place. I had to delete 5 sub-directories and their files in that parent directory. Write down this password down, or click on Print this page to print the passoword. Now I want to share files and folders on other laptops, but I can't. The only place where such a change seems possible is by right-clicking the Homegroup icon in the sidebar of the file explorer. If you are joining a Homegroup created on another computer, you will need to obtain the password from the administrator of that computer. Another thing we like to suggest to access the home network with the help of run command since it is million times easier and quicker than the manual method.
But it also empowers you to Reset with a preferred cluster of letters or symbols as a password. Bill Hi Bill, There are three machines in the homegroup, all of them just upgraded to Windows 10, so reacting the same way. All these are possible without any hassles using the Homegroup. I created a homegroup and all was well then no one could connect to the shared folder I created on the computer that 1st created the homegroup. Click Start button and open the Control Panel, and click on the HomeGroup icon or you can click on the Network and Sharing Center icon. I have exactly the same problem. Click on the Choose homegroup and sharing options link.
I'm not supplying an answer as I can't get homegroup to work either. My wife is the one who set up the Homegroup and she can't find the password and we can't delete or create a new one. Click start, type cmd in the Start Search box, right-click cmd. Depending on the settings you set to share which folder you can now easily access files between others. Seems a lot of helpers are not quite understanding the problem. I can ping the computer.
This tutorial will show you how to view or print your homegroup password in Windows 10. And I need my desktop computer to work, the internet is using wire and it says that I'm connected to the internet but I can't browse the internet, I can see who's online on skype and various things. Make sure that the machine that created the HomeGroup is on and working. There are no passwords on these computers except the password for the homegroup. I can only join the homegroup that it says I created and can't find the password for. So I uninstalled that, and I stopped the Bonjour service before I created this post.
And it insists on a password to enter either of the 2 network computers. Open Windows Explorer, right click on Homegroup in the navigation pane, and click on View the HomeGroup password. I do not wish to share files and see no point in joining a Homegroup. Click on View the HomeGroup password. The Homegroup was still there. I will post more if I figure out how to get them connected. So what if you forgot the password when you first install the Windows 7? But when clicking on the folders, nothing happens.