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Windows 7: Wireless network and homegroup

01 Dec 2009   #1

Windows 7
Wireless network and homegroup

Laptop is not seeing desktop network and therefore will not allow to join homegroup; please advise how to resolve.

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01 Dec 2009   #2


Is your laptop accessing the internet? Are you going through a router?
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01 Dec 2009   #3

Windows 7

Yes laptop is accessing internet through linksys router; but is not viewing the desktop network as a connection possibility and therefore will not allow to join homegroup.
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03 Dec 2009   #4

Windows 7

SOLVED: Both computers had like names; changed the computer name on laptop and homegroup came up immediately.
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