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Windows 7: Homegroup folders shared, but will not expand on other computer

08 Jul 2011   #1
flimsyspork

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 
Homegroup folders shared, but will not expand on other computer

I've placed two computers in a homegroup. Computer 1 can access Computer 2's shared folders, however, Computer 2 cannot access Computer 1's shared folders. When attempting to access the shared folders (with read/write permissions), I get the spinning wheel and then it just eventually says 1 item selected at the bottom of the explorer window and stops. The folders do not expand.
They're on the same workgroup with no other computers, I read that they should be or something.

Any suggestions?

Edit** okay, nevermind, I got the above problem fixed. I am having an issue now with being able to access the folders now. It says Windows cannot access \\Computer1, blah blah blah.
Before I set up the Homegroup, I had this same issue with being able to access this same computer, from ANY computer in the house, even while they were on the same workgroup, configured with the SAME settings. This computer can access Computer 2s resources on the homework and workgroup.


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09 Jul 2011   #2
Roderunner

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

Read this, hope it helps. Attachment 164148
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09 Jul 2011   #3
flimsyspork

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Roderunner View Post
Read this, hope it helps. Attachment 164148
Thanks for your time, but I already got it working, thanks.
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