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Windows 7: New PC replaces Homegroup host, but won't let me join

14 Apr 2011   #1
nigelmercier

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
New PC replaces Homegroup host, but won't let me join

I originally set up a Homegroup from a PC I have now replaced. My new PC recognises that there is a Homegroup, but won't let me join - it says the password is wrong.

Of course, I can't see the password because I can't join ...

"There's a hole in my bucket ..."


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15 Apr 2011   #2
WiFi Ed

Windows 7 Enterprise x64 SP1, Ubuntu 11.04 x64
 
 

Can you log in to one of the other computers that are part of the original Home Group and get the password there?
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16 Apr 2011   #3
nigelmercier

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

I know the password, but as the "server" for the Homegroup is not connected, I guess that Windows doesn't.
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