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Windows 7: Changing the main homegroup location

05 Sep 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Changing the main homegroup location

So I have 4 computers and the one I'm planning on throwing out has been set to main home group. Can I delete the existing home group or change the main home group to another computer?

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05 Sep 2011   #2

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600

just get the other three to leave the homegroup, then on the one you want as main start a homegroup and then get the rest to join. it will be easy that way.
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