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Windows 7: Homegroup Password?

27 Nov 2016   #1

Windows 7 Pro 32 bit
Homegroup Password?

I'm running a LAN with several computers (3 windows flavors + Linux), Ethernet and WiFi. This Windows-7 computer keeps telling me that my Homegroup password has changed -- although everything still seems to work. _I_ never changed it! Is it possible some virus did so?

The "Network and Sharing Center" dialog that purports to let me see the Homegroup password is grayed out.

I don't want or need a Homegroup password. How can I make it "None?"


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27 Nov 2016   #2

win 8 32 bit

Simplest is to remove home group and just use work group it uses ipv6 which isn't needed and creates extra traffic
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