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Windows 7: Laptop A sees laptop B on the Homegroup, Laptop B will not find A

27 Nov 2011   #1

Windows 7 Primium Home Edition
Laptop A sees laptop B on the Homegroup, Laptop B will not find A

I just bought 2 brand new laptops, both running Windows 7 Home Premium, both connected via a wireless router. Laptop A is an HP, Dads (mine). Laptop B is a Compaq, sons. Was having trouble getting either one to see each other on the homegroup network. Verified I have ipv6 enabled. Read to turn off firewalls. That seemed to work for mine, laptop A, but my sons, laptop B, still will not see mine. But I see his.

I have ran the troubleshooter on sons, laptop B, and it doesn't detect any problems. Is there anything else I should try? I have left the Homegroup and rejoined on both laptops. Thats when mine (laptop A) started seeing sons (laptop B). But doesn't work when I leave and rejoin on sons.

Why does it have to be so frustrating? Any help or info would be GREATLY appreciated.

Thank you. DadsComputer (Laptop A)
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27 Nov 2011   #2

Windows 7 Primium Home Edition

Seems to have fixed problem itself. Love when that happens.
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27 Nov 2011   #3

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600

sometimes after boot, it can take a short time for the homegroups to show, i have driven myself nuts with this in the past trying to get it to show,
now i patiently wait for it to show.
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