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Windows 7: Windows 7 tower vs. Windows 8 lappy

09 Aug 2013   #1

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Service Pack 1
Windows 7 tower vs. Windows 8 lappy

Is it possible to connect a Windows 7 desktop (THIS MACHINE) to my Windows 8 laptop in a Homegroup? Or, what do I have to do?

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10 Aug 2013   #2

Windows 10 Pro

You should have no problem. Windows 7 and 8 both use homegroups. It should just be a matter of going to the network and sharing center, choosing home on both pcs and choosing what to share. Homegroups make things pretty easy. They just need to be connected to a router or a hub. As long as this is done you should have no issues getting them connected.

This should answer any question you have about homegroups. This webpage is from Microsoft.
HomeGroup from start to finish - Microsoft Windows Help

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