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Windows 7: Joining a homegroup

27 Apr 2009   #1

Windows 7 Build 7000 (Activated)
Joining a homegroup

Hi folks,
im searching for something ic ant find i searched the entire CP of windows 7 but i cant find anywhere HOW to JOIN my excisting homegroup Its just a homegroup called MSHOME
with 2 other PC's on it running windows XP pro SP2 and windows XP Home SP1

So how can i join that group??


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29 Apr 2009   #2

XP/win7 x86 build 7127

workgroup and homegroup are two different things.... you dont name your homegroup... all you do or have to do is to enter the same password when joining a homegroup, on all desired pc's. Tho they all have to be on same workgroup, i'm guessing thats MSHOME. j

The Homegroup will only work with existing 7 pcs that i know of, not sure bout 08 server or the upcoming 7 server ( would imagine so). Tho sharing files thru workgroup with the hybrid pc network is still possible without the use of a Homegroup.
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30 Apr 2009   #3

Windows 7 Build 7000 (Activated)

well then i used network wizard in XP to join the homegroup is there such thing in wndows 7?
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