In the next step, you will need to enter the password of your Homegroup. I am wondering how many people that have the problem of their computers not seeing one another have a desktop directly connected to their router and a laptop that connects wirelessly. Fix Windows cannot setup a homegroup on this computer windows 10, 8, 7. If I misunderstood and he is actually using the router based switch ports, then I apologize, since your earlier remarks were accurate Hmm - well i will double check everything when i home just to make sure i'm not mis-remembering how i have everything set up. Switched back to wifi and dhcp and still good.
I will continue to try find something that will help in your particular circumstance and pass it on to you when I do. The following are the procedures that seemed the most likely to have success. I entered the password, but it told me HomeGroup had encountered an error and could not join the HomeGroup. I tried to follow these steps, but I do not have the option that appears in step 1. Click the Log On tab, 4.
Personal try what ive written above and see if it makes a difference, personally ive done all the updates and not having a problem at all. The next window gives you information regarding the homegroup, what is allows you to do and what is required to do it. The only way I can get Homegroup to recognize the other computers is to leave the Homegroup and create a new Homegroup. Tony switched to blogging as a passion blended business in the year 2000 and currently operates several popular web properties including IndiaStudyChannel. Wait a few minutes or reboot the devices so that Microsoft can do it's thing. When the word HomeGroup appears in the Search Results, click it to open the Homegroup window. I cannot connect to home groups.
When i get home I'll run the same tests on the 2nd pc as well as seeing if they can ping each other using that address. This would seem to be the easiest way to network two computers, but apparently, as it is in most computer related situations, things are never as simple as they seem. Homegroup is very easy and useful for home or small businesses to interconnect using smartphones or other devices so that they can easily communicate and share data between them. Here is what you do. This action will create a New folder. However, what I ended up doing was after I get to the screen where it says to create homegroup, I then deleted the folder I created and renamed the original folder back, then I clicked create homegroup and.
Stupid design of the software. So, that's why I am thinking a reset and test on the default settings may help. I created a homegroup on a home network and Windows had me write down a password. Have you set the range to begin there? I'm obviously not the only person experiencing these types of HomeGroup issues. I renamed that folder you tried in the first step, and for me, creating a new one had the same effect, giving me an error when trying to create the homegroup.
Of course that still doesn't help with your issue. How to join a Homegroup from a Windows 10 computer Follow the steps below to join a Homegroup from a computer: 1. Create a new homegroup on that machine e. I would hope somebody from Microsoft can help. I checked ipv6 was enabled. There they can add check marks to the items they want to share and then click Save Changes.
To share an item, choose Share from its adjacent drop-down menu. Click Join Now to join an existing Homegroup. Hey, thanks for posting everything. Also, you can also configure media streaming for other devices, such as Xbox One, to play music and video from your computer on the biggest screen in the house. My next computers will be Apple or Linux. Or where else in windows might they be stored? Thanks every 9 months or so Microsoft does an update that corrupted my home group.
If it is not you will face problems while sharing the data. Why can't I join a homegroup. Is there no Microsoft expert here who can give me an idea of where to go next? Click on the Start button on your computer 2. After joining and later restarting, the computers could not see each other via the HomeGroup. After the frustration sank in all the way to the bottom I decided to re-install and up grade both machines.
I have tried this on both laptops. Please note the ipconfig information I posted as requested, in the previous post. If so, jump to Step 2. My next computers will be Apple or Linux. The Peer Name Resolution Protocol service was stopped successfully. Windows 10 Homegroup cannot be setup on this computer.