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Windows 7: workgroup issue

24 May 2013   #1
techlabsenthil

win 7
 
 
workgroup issue

I have two same configuration dell desktops
computer name system1 and system2
same os win 7 ultimate
ip address is obtain automatically.
I create a homegroup in system1 and change the password abc123456
then i go to system2 in homegroup window
there is no joining option that also ask to create a homegroup.
date and time is same
i ping two systems it is ok. there was a reply came.
what can i do now


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24 May 2013   #2
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

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24 May 2013   #3
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by techlabsenthil View Post
I have two same configuration dell desktops
computer name system1 and system2
same os win 7 ultimate
ip address is obtain automatically.
I create a homegroup in system1 and change the password abc123456
then i go to system2 in homegroup window
there is no joining option that also ask to create a homegroup.
date and time is same
i ping two systems it is ok. there was a reply came.
what can i do now
This is most likely because you tried to change the Homegroup password which doesn't work.

You need to use the password that comes up when you create the Homegroup, there is no option to change this password, it must be used as is.
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