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Windows 7: Workgroups are not grouped In w7 like XP?

11 Nov 2009   #1
mikeintx

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Workgroups are not grouped In w7 like XP?

I 'm new to windows7...I used the “at work” option to setup my workgroup during installation,
we are peer to peer without domain. In XP Pro I'm used to clicking on "my network places", then clicking on "view workgroup computers" to see my group, now I don't see a workgroup option it just expands every computer in the system without grouping them, very frustrating to wait for them to load then scroll thru them all to try to find a computer in my group. Any help with this?

Thanks


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11 Nov 2009   #2
jim0933

Windows 7 Ultimate RTM
 
 

Open Start/Network and then click View/Sort By/Workgroup or other choice as you desire.

Jim Pickering
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11 Nov 2009   #3
Lee

Win 7 Pro x64, VM Win XP, Win7 Pro Sandbox, Kubuntu 11
 
 

Also, remember you are not in XP. Win 7 is in reality a whole new operating system compared to the nine year old XP. You have to start looking at things just a little differently with Win 7. Leave XP and Vista in the past.

Good Luck, and Welcome to the "Seven Forums."
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