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Windows 7: Suggestions for most successful Homegroup setup

12 Aug 2018   #1

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Suggestions for most successful Homegroup setup

Hi! Does anyone have good advice about how to setup Homegroup in one's home? I've tried to do it before, but the computers in our home stubbornly still weren't willing to share with each other. I had followed all directions my computer gave for setting it up. Will I have better success if I tell our ISP about my plans to have a homegroup in our home for our home computers? Thanks!

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12 Aug 2018   #2
Paul Black

7 HP SP1 64-bit Vista HB SP2 32-bit Linux Mint 18.3

Hi Debby,

This might be of use: How to Create a Homegroup in Windows 7

I hope this helps!
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12 Aug 2018   #3

win 8 32 bit

Home group on win10 has been removed as it never worked very well. You can use default workgroups which worked for years. Create a share give everyone permission the Check the NTFS permissions allow everyone this is often overlooked and gives the problems. You can then disable ipv6 as it was only used for homegroups and slowed the network
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