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Windows 7: Cant turn off Homegroup

12 Nov 2009   #1
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 
Cant turn off Homegroup

Hi I want to disable Homegroup feature but when I click on Leave the Homegroup, it gives this error:
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I have also tried disabling the Homegroup provider and listener services but still Im not able to turn this feature off.




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12 Nov 2009   #2
rsvr85

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Hi Dinesh it's the first time i've ever seen this one!

Have you 'un-shared' all of the folders that are used by HomeGroup?
Did you try and leave the HomeGroup before you disabled the Listener and Provider services?
Also, have you changed the advanced sharing settings?

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12 Nov 2009   #3
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

hi, yes I have unchecked all folders for sharing. Is this the cause?

Also, this is how the Advanced Settings looks:
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12 Nov 2009   #4
rsvr85

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Unlikely, as i say, i haven't seen this one before, i'm just chucking suggestions out there
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12 Nov 2009   #5
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Hmmm... Isn't that annoying? I cant turn off a Windows Feature.
Let me try the Homegroup troubleshooter.
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12 Nov 2009   #6
rsvr85

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Any luck with the troubleshooter?

PS. I love your new avatar
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12 Nov 2009   #7
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

The troubleshooter failed.
I guess this issue is not much important. As this is the only pc that is connected to the network, there's no question about Sharing and Homegroup. Its just annoying that I cant stop the feature.

P,S. Avatar changed as holiday season is just arriving. Spider-Man needs some festive fun!
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