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Windows 7: Win7 does not see others on network

05 Nov 2009   #1
Sari

Windows 7 (64bit)
 
 
Win7 does not see others on network

My newly installed Windows 7 (64bit) does not see my 2 other Vista (32bit) computers on my home network.
Any suggestions?




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05 Nov 2009   #2
Sari

Windows 7 (64bit)
 
 
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I was lazy. All I did was leave the Homegroup on Win 7. Should have thought about it before.
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05 Nov 2009   #3
zx81

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Sari View Post
I was lazy. All I did was leave the Homegroup on Win 7. Should have thought about it before.
Congrats Sari,

Nice that you report the solution here, now some others can benefit from it.

Have a nice day!

zx81
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05 Nov 2009   #4
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Homegroup only works well with other win7 computers! A business workgroup works with Vista, XP, 2000, & even some win 98-SE computers
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06 Nov 2009   #5
zx81

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DocBrown View Post
Homegroup only works well with other win7 computers! A business workgroup works with Vista, XP, 2000, & even some win 98-SE computers
Hello DocBrown,

I have a Windows 7 system and a Windows XP system, they both use the local network. They both use the same Workgroup name. When I browse the network, both systems are visible. When I like to print from XP to Windows 7 system, it works perfect.

What do you mean with Homegroups only works well with other win7 computers?

I hope you can tell me more about this subject.

Best regards,

zx81
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06 Nov 2009   #6
kegobeer

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Homegroup is a Windows 7 construct, and only works with Windows 7 computers.
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06 Nov 2009   #7
zx81

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kegobeer View Post
Homegroup is a Windows 7 construct, and only works with Windows 7 computers.
Thank you for helping me, I did not realize Workgroup vs Homegroup, I will read about it to understand the difference.

Have a nice day, and enjoy your beer ;-)

Best regards,

zx81
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06 Nov 2009   #8
kegobeer

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zx81 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kegobeer View Post
Homegroup is a Windows 7 construct, and only works with Windows 7 computers.
Thank you for helping me, I did not realize Workgroup vs Homegroup, I will read about it to understand the difference.

Have a nice day, and enjoy your beer ;-)

Best regards,

zx81
Thanks. I miss the fresh Heineken at the brewery (I lived in Oss, ie: farm country, for three years.) Any chance you could send me some?
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07 Nov 2009   #9
zx81

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kegobeer View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zx81 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kegobeer View Post
Homegroup is a Windows 7 construct, and only works with Windows 7 computers.
Thank you for helping me, I did not realize Workgroup vs Homegroup, I will read about it to understand the difference.

Have a nice day, and enjoy your beer ;-)

Best regards,

zx81
Thanks. I miss the fresh Heineken at the brewery (I lived in Oss, ie: farm country, for three years.) Any chance you could send me some?
Oss is a nice place, we have some friends there.
So you like Heineken, did you ever tried Grolsch?

Have a nice day!

zx81
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07 Nov 2009   #10
kegobeer

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Of course! It's very tasty beer. Most of the time I bought Bavaria, because it was so cheap and it was the local beer. It took me a while to get used to the little beer glasses (you know us Americans - bigger is better!), but once I realized the beer could never get warm with such a small glass, I enjoyed them!
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