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Windows 7: PC trying to join Homegroup on same PC

10 Nov 2015   #1
MidwestSteve

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
PC trying to join Homegroup on same PC

I have two PCs, and am trying to get PC1 to join the Homegroup on PC2. PC1 says "Username on PC1 has created a homegroup on the network" with an option to Join Now. PC1 is trying to join the homegroup on PC1.

When I go to Control Panel > Homegroup, my options are:
* Tell me more about homegroups
* Change advanced sharing settings...
* Start the HomeGroup troubleshooter

I do not have an option to leave the Homegroup.

I deleted the files at C:\windows\serviceProfiles\LocalService\AppData\Roaming\PeerNetworking and stopped the HomeGroup Provider service, but no luck.

Any ideas on how to get out of this?




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11 Nov 2015   #2
MidwestSteve

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Should have tried this as I had seen it referenced in other posts... removing the Homegroup from PC2 and the files from C:\windows\serviceProfiles\LocalService\AppData\Roaming\PeerNetworking, and then restarting, allowed me to recreate the Homegroup on both PCs.
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