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Windows 7: Homegroup password recovery.

13 Jul 2016   #1
Hotspur1976

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Homegroup password recovery.

I did a very silly thing. I created a homegroup in Windows 7 and left it. My PC was the only computer on it. I have lost the password and wish to recover it or reset it. How do I do this when no computers are on the homegroup even though it still exists? I can't create another homegroup as Windows keeps telling me one already exists. Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks,

Shane


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13 Jul 2016   #2
torchwood

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring
 
 

Hi Hotspur,
have a read
Homegroup Password - View or Print

Roy
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13 Jul 2016   #3
Hotspur1976

Windows 7
 
 

When I click "View HomeGroup Password" nothing happens.
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13 Jul 2016   #4
Hotspur1976

Windows 7
 
 

For some reason I was able to create a new homegroup again. I now have the password and have joined it. Thanks for your help, Roy. I appreciate it.
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