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Windows 7: Win7 trying to join existing homegroup

18 Aug 2015   #1
plasmaface69420

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit
 
 
Win7 trying to join existing homegroup

I just moved and ended up settng up a homegroup through a seperate win7 Box (roomate's)

Now that I am close to finishing upacking, I am trying to join the homegroup with my primary cpu.

Control Panel > Network,etc > Homegroup > ...and the only option I have is to create a homeGroup....



I don't want to create, I want to join. unfortunately I see no optin to "join"


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20 Aug 2015   #2
GokAy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

See if this helps - Homegroup - Add Computer or Join
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