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Windows 7: Can't join Homegroup

02 Feb 2009   #21
jcb1979

Windows 7
 
 
IPv6 Worked!!!

THANK YOU for that tip! IPv6 solved it! Awesome!


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06 Feb 2009   #22
GreekJulius

 

Yeah I cant Connect to home group. there both Cable but laptop uses my cable Wi-Fi
and other uses Cable, they both use the same router but no home group ...
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06 Feb 2009   #23
megreen831

Windows 7
 
 

Welcome to the club. I'm still stuck. The IPv6 fix didn't work for me, but have you tried it?
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06 Feb 2009   #24
GreekJulius

 

nop and ty
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06 Feb 2009   #25
GreekJulius

 

Plus on the Network Folder it doesnt show my pc on my Laptop and it doesnt show my laptop on my pc...
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06 Feb 2009   #26
megreen831

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by GreekJulius View Post
Plus on the Network Folder it doesnt show my pc on my Laptop and it doesnt show my laptop on my pc...
I feel so not alone. I'm sorry you're having the same problem, but it's nice to finally see that I'm not crazy.

Are you using Verizon FIOS? I ask because I'm suspecting the router.
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06 Feb 2009   #27
GreekJulius

 

umm Not sure
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07 Feb 2009   #28
Digger

XP/win7 x86 build 7127
 
 

everyone entered the homegroup network key? same key on all computers that want to share same homegroup
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07 Feb 2009   #29
megreen831

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Digger View Post
everyone entered the homegroup network key? same key on all computers that want to share same homegroup
In my case, I'm not reaching the point to enter a key. On computer A I create a homegroup and get a password/key. A also reports that there are no other computers in the group. On computer B I click on homegroup and am only presented the option to create a homegroup. It doesn't see that there is a homegroup on computer A.
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07 Feb 2009   #30
baarod

El Capitan / Windows 10
 
 

Checking the Peer Infrastructure Common Return Codes Reference at Common Return Codes (Windows) we find the description of this error:

PEER_E_NO_MEMBERS_FOUND A connection to a group has failed because there are no active members in the group. Value: 0x80632094

The Windows Peer-to-Peer Networking Infrastructure that Homegroup network discovery is based on has found a published Homegroup on your network but when it tries to join this Homegroup no members can be found.

I went to my other computer that created the Homegroup, opened Network and Sharing Center and next to Homegroup I clicked Joined. I then selected Leave the Homegroup thinking I'd just set it up again. Well, leaving the homegrop worked but when I tried to create it again it failed with error 0x8007012F. Consulting the all-knowing Google we find Software Sleuthing : Errors (007) FACILITY_WIN32 which describes this error as:

ERROR_DELETE_PENDING The file cannot be opened because it is in the process of being deleted. Value: 0x8007012F

Nice. So I go back to the first machine and open Network and Sharing Center again. Next to Homegroup I see "Ready to Create". I'm thinking if it's ready then I'm ready too. So I jot down the password and go back to the other computer, open Network and Sharing Center again.

No joy. It's "Ready to Create" too! Having worked with Microsoft products since before Windows was developed and thinking that if "The file cannot be opened because it is in the process of being deleted." maybe it was reboot time. Well, no.

Still "Ready to Create". I'm thinking if it's ready then I'm ready too. So I jot down the password and go back to the other computer, open Network and Sharing Center again. (Haven't we heard this before? )
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0x8007012FThe file cannot be opened because it is in the process of being deleted.ERROR_DELETE_PENDING

So I do and
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I'm not saying this is the best way to fix it. Maybe if I rebooted right after I saw the 0x8007012F error things might have been different but I do have a working Homegroup...

Hey check out the similar threads at the bottom of the page here


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