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Windows 7: Homegroup insanity - one way only

12 Oct 2011   #11
aem

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If you think about it sharing of files such as videos, photos etc is little more than what teenagers do. It's not really made for professional/business use. It's just a fancy way of sharing files, unnecessarily taking up OS resources.
Did I just read that?
"... a little more than what teenagers do... not really made for professional/business use"??? How can you say that?

Many SOHO's (Small Office Home Office) networks utilize Win7 file sharing everyday to share business documents. I support many of these peer to peer networks. Win7 Pro has support for 20 simultaneous incoming connections now. Either homegroups (Only Win7 machines) or workgroups, (Mixed XP, Vista, Win7 networks or all Win7) both work fine. Although, Homegroups are way more prone to problems.
Yep you heard me. It's for teenagers sharing videos, music etc sounds not pro to me man, as in at work.


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14 Oct 2011   #12
Darryl Licht

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit Steve Ballmer Signature Edition
 
 

aem: Perhaps you forget the reasons to create a network in the first place; To share an Internet connection, to share printers, to share data (files and folders)... notice any recurring theme here????

YES, sharing is the recurring reason!

Is sharing of photos/videos mechanically any different than sharing a folder containing business docs? NO... it isnt!
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14 Oct 2011   #13
aem

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lol i was only having abit of fun. Technically sharing is sharing, but the methods of sharing and what is getting shared is imo an individual thing know what i mean.
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