I can find the homegroup password the same as on Win 8. I also seem to have no way to quit the Home Group. I created a homegroup on the desktop computer and the laptop is able to see the homegroup on the desktop computer, but I am unable to join the homegroup. For some reason the laptop wants to be the creator of the home group. Restart --------------- to me it worked. All the computers on my network seem to have forgotten the HomeGroup Password.
The next window gives you information regarding the homegroup, what is allows you to do and what is required to do it. This seems like a major issue that Microsoft should be addressing immediately considering that just about every home with multiple computers is probably going to run into this problem. I'm not sure why you wouldn't mention this in your first post? Been working on this for 3 days now. It then automatically searches for any homegroups on the network. Thought this one might do the trick because had me deleting folders, computer names, etc. Most people share only their Music, Pictures, and Videos folders, as well as their printers and media devices.
Some reference: Add a thread for reference: Regards Please remember to mark the replies as answers if they help, and unmark the answers if they provide no help. So, on the one hand the network? We upgraded from Windows 7 and 8 to 10 and haven't been able to access the HomeGroup since. When done, it opens up to the same window as you can see in the picture below. I don't know the password or who these people are. This morning I withdrew the desktop from the homegroup, which went fine.
I have tried everything I have read. I have tried setting up a new homegroup from this pc and also from another pc and join that homegroup, getting the same response each time. Any newbie can figure out how to join a homegroup. Both computers can easily join the HomeGroup but I can't share anything. If you have feedback for TechNet Support, contact tnmff microsoft. May not have had the Homegroup working properly before, and I think I had created one some time ago. I shut down one computer and created Homegroup by searching it in Control Panel and then it showed me to create new group.
Two were upgraded from Windows 7, and one from Windows 8. I also am not being given any option of creating a new group, only continually asked to join this old and un-joinable one. I do have internet for all of them. This makes me more unhappy that you can believe. Click Join Now to join an existing Homegroup. There are too many bloggers just reiterating what is in the product instructions and if it works for them the assumption is it should work for you.
I've deleted the files in the Peer Networking folder on each computer, insured that ipv6 is ticked, that the Homegroup and Peer services are running. I appreciate everything that you're trying to do for me, but this is out of my league. This makes me more unhappy that you can believe. I just need Windows to ignore the ghost pc so I can create a new homegroup. If this is the problem, make sure to configure the firewall correctly, and don't forget to re-enable the firewall after everything is working properly. The computer name and username will be displayed on the screen so that you can ask the appropriate person for the password.
If you are joining a Homegroup created on another computer, you will need to obtain the password from the administrator of that computer. I disabled the anti-virus program on both computer and the firewall. The first thing you want to do is to pick a name for the media library, as Windows 10 by default uses your account's email address. Once you are part of a homegroup, you can choose what other devices on the same network as you can view from your device. I can ether click on Change Adv Settings or Troubleshoot.
Sure hope this tip helps others out there. You get the password for the homegroup when you set the homegroup up for the first time. For the complete, Special Edition guide to Windows 10, all in the trusted In Easy Steps style, click. Any Suggestions would be greatly appreciated. You can block or allow each device individually, or you can click the Allow All or Block All buttons. If you sign-in with the same user account on another computer, you will have access to all files regardless of what you chose to share. Thanks for the WorkGroups tip; I didn't realize that upon installing win 10 each computer is already in it.
To make sure you will be able to configure everything correctly, shut down all other the computers on the network, leaving only the computer you'll use to create the new HomeGroup turned on. Homegroup troubleshooter has been useless, tells me it is unable to find the problem. I'm using 64-bit Home Premium. Shown in the following figure, the window lets you select the folders you want to share with your Homegroup family. Now we moved, got new everything and trying to set it up again but its showing my old homegroup. Windows 10 now shows you the password that it has generated for your homegroup.