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Windows 7: Cannot join homegroup


13 Feb 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 
Cannot join homegroup

I have a laptop with windows 7 ultimate 64 bit and a desktop windows 7 ultimate 32 bit. They were networking in till i installed bit defender on the desktop. Now it has avg. My laptop has nod32 smart security. I can only create homegroups on both they both do not jion.


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13 Feb 2010   #2
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Andy, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You might double check everything in the tutorial below to see if that may be able to help.

Homegroup - Add Computer or Join

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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14 Feb 2010   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

I had issues with AVG and Homegroup. I ended up installing Avast and my issues went away. FTR though, I was able to join the Homegroup but accessing the folders was a problem with AVG installed.
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14 Feb 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

i reinstalled windows on the one with bit defender and now it works
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14 Feb 2010   #5
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Andy,

I'm happy to hear that you got it working. Thank you for posting back with your results.
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