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Windows 7: Homegroup Issue

11 Dec 2010   #1
rchris

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 
Homegroup Issue

I have two computers running Win7 that are joined in the same Homegroup. However, only one of the computers sees the other. It can move files back and forth as designed. The "other" computer says it is joined to the Homegroup, but that no other computers in the group are on line. I've run the troubleshooter drills with no effect.

Any suggestions?


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11 Dec 2010   #2
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

Maybe this Homegroup trouble shooter will help figure out what the problem is.

Ultimate Troubleshooting Guide for Windows 7 HomeGroup Connection Issues
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11 Dec 2010   #3
rchris

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Thanks for the tip. The light dawned on me as I was working through the guide. I had recently done a reinstall... and then another reinstall of windows on one of my machines. I had forgotten to turn on file sharing. Until this was turned on, the other computers won't see it, even though it can see the others.
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11 Dec 2010   #4
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

Yes the advanced sharing settings can do that sorta thing, glad you fixed it rchirs.
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