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13 Aug 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

I'm new here so looking for advice. I have two computers. One is an older desktop with Win Vista and the other is a one-year old laptop with Win 7. I do use a router, cable (TWC) hook-up, etc. I'm thinking about replacing the desktop with a new one which has Win 7 installed which means I'll have two with Win 7.

The question is, if I do above will I be able to communicate between the two, i.e., share photos, programs, etc. I hope I'm asking this in an understandable manner. Thanks..

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13 Aug 2011   #2


Yes. Set up Homegroup on the two Windows 7 systems and start sharing.
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13 Aug 2011   #3
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1

Welcom to Seven forums tarheel38. this will show you how Homegroup - Create read the Note before your purchase.:)
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13 Aug 2011   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Thanks... I read the note and I think I understand that since I have Windows 7 Home Premium on my laptop I should insure that I get the same on the new purchase. This will enable me to create a HomeGroup, right? Also, after establishing a HomeGroup, do email programs interact, i.e., if I originate and send an email from my laptop, will a copy go into the 'Send' folder of both computers? Thanks again for quick responses...
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13 Aug 2011   #5

Windows 10 Pro X64

No, only to the Sent folder of the originating computer.
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