That is the only response I get. From here you can gather a lot of detailed information. I checked the password carefully for errors, but subsequent tries still resulted in the same error message. Close out the details window. You should see computers at start button and network. Both computers can easily join the HomeGroup but I can't share anything. All computers - 2 desktops and 2 laptops - are on Win10.
That was fixed later, so hopefully we'll have a solution in the near future. Also tied to this I assume , when I. Repeated this, and the result on both machines. When I looked that up on the web I was directed to another Microsoft Fix-It tool 50671. Click on this search result to open this File explorer option. I just launched a new desktop from CyberPower, and the set-up was wholly automatic.
This is good, but in todays age the isp blocks those ports. 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. I really hope we compiled most of the answers to homegrouping issues here. On the type of installation do you want? Many, many thanks for your easy to follow instructions. Rename this folder to MachineKeys.
I did not realise that they were still subject to the set password, although I had left. You say shares don't work. Ensure that none of them have a Homegroup established on all 5 of the computers. I also cannot delete an existing homegroup or add a new home group. Guest Author: Jeff 07 Oct 2015 Set up Homegroup for 2 boxes running Windows 10 - I am able to see the other user and folders being shared. Under the Private profile only, make sure to select Turn on file and printer sharing.
Can anyone shed some light on why, when I'm using the correct Homegroup password that I still am told the the password is not correct. The wife pulls it out occasionally for recipes or print-outs, but it's usually closed and off-line. Thanks for all of the help. Make sure the value is set to 0. What I don't understand is why your approach to the issue doesn't seem to appear on Windows 10 forums or perhaps I haven't searched hard enough. I looked at all of the services you listed on both the main and laptop systems. Running Windows 7 Home Edition Premium.
Click Start, type regedit in Search Bar, and then click regedit in the Programs list. Click on Create a new port. My wife is the one who set up the Homegroup and she can't find the password and we can't delete or create a new one. I originally had just the second computer connected to a homegroup by itself While on the second computer connected just by 802. Just click on Start, type in troubleshoot and then click on the HomeGroup option. Before you do anymore changes I suggest creating a restore point.
Locate and double click the Windows Firewall service. From here is where you can install new service, clients, protocols. Right click on the folder and chose New and extending choice Folder. Copy the underneath command and paste in the launched command prompt and press Enter. I left out a few key words. Maybe leave network on both again and retry the other way. Enter in run box: control.
When the installation is complete, restart your computer and try performing windows update and check if it helps. You can change it later on. On the Windows 7 home machine go to start and type services. To join it, click the Join Now button. When it finished, I was on the internet through my router, private network, on Workgroup, with the name Network. Laptop is using cable to connect. I can find the homegroup password the same as on Win 8.