Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Homegroup works for streaming, but not accessing/sharing files???

17 Dec 2013   #11

WIndows 7 64bit

Already did that (see reply above)

My System SpecsSystem Spec
17 Dec 2013   #12

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,

I don't see anywhere that you added Everyone to the Homegroup share setting?

If this doesn't work then most likely there is a problem with the User profile on the Windows 7 machine.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Homegroup works for streaming, but not accessing/sharing files???

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Homegroup attempted, lock/unlock files, regular sharing, security, etc
What a mess. I attempted a homegroup between a desktop and a laptop. It all worked, but when poking around Properties applets, I found that the desktop Jim-GLH (Jim) no longer "owned" any of the shared folders. An "unknown account" was now owner. After playing around with right-click "share...
Network & Sharing
Homegroup Sharing won't see new files
Hi all.... noob here, hoping I can get an answer. I've got Windows 7 set up with a homegroup, and have shared a video folder, viewable through a media box connected to the TV. The media box sees, and can connect, to the shared folder on the desktop, and can see, and play, the content that was...
Network & Sharing
Homegroup Sharing : Share files from other drive?
Hi. I have a 128GB SSD for booting and games and a 1tb hard drive for storage. Because my OS is on my boot drive, the location for my videos folder is on the boot drive and I don't want to store my movies on my boot drive because of space constraints. I'm using homegroup to stream movies to my...
Network & Sharing
Sharing files between two PCs without Homegroup?
My laptop and desktop both run Windows 7 Professional with SP1 (32-bit). I'd like to share each system's data partition (not the system partitions) to each other for simple file copy tasks, but I don't want to use HomeGroup or anything similar. Is there some free 3rd-party software to set up...
Network & Sharing
Sharing with XP PC works for some files but not others
I just introduced a Win 7 Pro PC into a small business network containing a few XP machines and an XP server. I have a microsoft access file that I want to open on the new Win 7 machine. It, and many others very similar are on the server. When I navigate to the server through the network or through...
Network & Sharing

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:21.
Twitter Facebook Google+