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Windows 7: workgroup

20 Jan 2014   #11
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jjm293 View Post
WEll, onthe desktop, right c lick on Computer and under properties it shows Workgroup.

In Home group in control panel it says "this computer belongs to a home group".

there is an option to view and/or print the group password.

when I enter that password on the laptop to join the homegroup it is not successful
In this case you should leave the Homegroup on the other machine, then create a new Homegroup and rejoin from both machines. I'm not completely sure why you can't rejoin the old Homegroup but this usually fixes the problem.

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20 Jan 2014   #12
jjm293

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Shazam!!!! did as you suggested and all is well now with Home Group. Once again, sharing is possible.

many thanks
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