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Windows 7: Unable to leave Home Network win7

07 Jul 2015   #1
petrox

win 7 home premium
 
 
Unable to leave Home Network win7

Hi Forum Members I need some help please. Trying to leave the home group Windows says unable to do so. I have read many internet answers to this problem but none of them work. I have disabled Home network provider, home Group listener, home group provider, Peer to Peer networking all to no avail. It seems my Computer is part of a home Network. Why I don't know. Services.msc says home group is disabled. How do I connect to the internet but not as a Home group? I only have one Computer. No Home network is required. I do have a router in the line to serve as a Hardware Firewall. Should that matter? I am directly connected by wire to the router which is connected to the ISP modem by wire.
Any help would be much appreciated. Regards Peter


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07 Jul 2015   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Petrox,

See if the tip at the bottom of the tutorial below may be able to help you leave the homegroup.

Homegroup - Leave
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07 Jul 2015   #3
petrox

win 7 home premium
 
 

Hi Brink, thank you for the reply. The fix you posted the link to was one of the first I tried. It does not/ did not work. Deleting all the files in peer networking did not help either. When I open the Network and sharing centre it says this computer belongs to a home group. That is what I would like to leave but can't do. Something in Windows is preventing me from doing so. Please believe me when I say that I have tried many internet posted fixes talking about the exact same problem without a resolution. How do I delete that home group net connection and start a new net connection but not a home group? I get confused at times by the terminology used, ie, home group versus peer networking etc.. Any other suggestions?
Regards Peter
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