I figured the best way to resolve this would be to restart the homegroup since the problem seemed to be a wired v wireless issue. Homegroup troubleshooter has been useless, tells me it is unable to find the problem. The instructions say to write it down or print it. To do that, you just have to enter HomeGroup settings and choose the option to remove the Homegroup. I found lots of posts with this issue, but so far no solution that has worked for me.
I tried all advise - 1 , 2 , 3 but all in vain. If you have feedback for TechNet Subscriber Support, contact. Does anyone know if this problem also exists on clean installed machines? Banged my head, read google searches, banged my head some more. Here is how to do it. Thanks I finally solved this and I think it appears to have been an issue with the Peer Name Resolution service on one of the computers. But the way it works now i cannot get my machines to network.
I do not remember the password to join it and that user has been formatted a long time ago. They all join just about immediately and synced within 5min. So where exactly is that all coming from and what needs to be deleted to clear it? Create a new homegroup on that machine e. This didn't hurt my network associations btw. Not that I disagree but today I think it's a lot to ask folk to setup email. Click Next once you are done.
The HomeGroup icon will disappear: However, if you want to keep using the HomeGroup feature, but get rid of the navigation pane icon only, here is how you can remove the HomeGroup icon from the navigation pane in Windows 10. I of course had the same issue as eveyone else. When the Homegroup Listener Properties window appears, set the Startup type to Disabled. Turn on others one by one and join them to it Thank you for the steer towards the solution. If you do not use this feature and want to get rid of HomeGroup icon from the File Explorer menu, you should try these two methods. At that point i type the password that the original homegroup laptop created and nothing. Showing old printers and some printers that I have never owned let alone installed.
Once I got that done, I went back into joining the HomeGroup and it didn't even ask for the password. Press Next and enter the password provided by the Homegroup Admin. It is ridiculously annoying that this problem exists - agreed. After that open the File Explorer app and you will notice that HomeGroup icon is not visible in the File Explorer will continue to work. However, as the days have worn on more and more problems arose between the primary machines, which, according to the homegroup troubleshooter is the fault of unidentified network issues.
In my case there is no one in the group mystic person only. As soon as they both change to private network and are discoverable the old homegroup shows up and I only have an option to join that one. Your method worked for my but only after several iterations. Please remember to mark the reply. Depending on the system it either said I was invited to join a home group but it would tell me it was no longer there when I tried, yet still gave no other options. Also, there is a troubleshooter available on the same page. HomeGroup can be easily re-enabled.
Just like many other useless functions and features, this one might also be disabled quite easily. So none of my computers could talk to each other, very frustrating. Like several other people, I've got a network with a phantom computer that supposedly created a homegroup. It gives me no place to see my password or leave the homegroup. I didn't pay too much attention at the time, but I got a new hard dive for the 64 bit machine and did a clean Win 8.
Is there a registry setting or something that needs to be cleared? I just updated 2 desktops and 2 laptops in my home to windows 10. I have no options in conyrol panel, networking to do anything. Then I go back to the original laptop I created the homegroup on it asks me to login. Follow these steps to remove it too: 1. Are you able to ping to both the systems and share files on a workgroup? I created a homegroup but now want to get rid of it and don't know how.
I upgrade a Windows 7 computer to Windows 10 and a Windows 8. So all of these replacement machines were shipped with windows 10 however one of the laptops is for our security cameras and was up and running sooner than the next two. Steps to Disable and Remove HomeGroup from Windows 10 File Explorer 1. Well, your post got me methodical in my approach. How do I remove this old homegroup from existence and start fresh? There should be a proper control panel for deleting and setting up home groups.