Now when I try to access the Homegroup and use the same password that was originally used, on each computer it says that the Homegroup was set up on another one. I would really like to help you with this problem, so I went back through the steps I took to finally solve my problem. Shown in the following figure, the window lets you select the folders you want to share with your Homegroup family. The following are the procedures that seemed the most likely to have success. Let us know if you will need further assistance. Furthermore, if you're in a mixed environment, you can still refer to this guide to share files and printers on the network with older versions of Windows 10, Windows 8.
This will help us to verify the issue with your Windows 10 and to see if this message is from us. On the HomeGroup screen, click on Create a HomeGroup button. The printer will now be shared in the network. Click Yes to make your wireless network private and allow sharing. I then went on to the second stage.
Press Windows Key + R and put services. I have tried to go through different steps to get to where it says I can join the HomeGroup and entering the password I get the same popup. White Laptop - Windows 10 Home 1803: Build 17723. Use a peer to peer workgroup network with public file sharing and permission. Hi Malcolm, Thank you for posting in Microsoft Community, we appreciate your interest in Windows 10. I had no problem setting HomeGroup on the desktop running Win 10 Home 32 Bit version 1511, build 10586.
I would like to inform that HomeGroup feature is only available in Windows 10 Professional edition. If you have multiple printers, select the one that you would like to share. Note: If you're signed into another computer, but you're using your Microsoft Account, then you won't be prompted to enter a password. Now you can close File Explorer and reboot the machine. From there, you are good to go. We apologize for the delay in response. However, starting with the , Microsoft is retiring the feature.
How to add computers to a HomeGroup Now it's the time to turn on all the computers around the house and join them to the HomeGroup. Moving forward, Microsoft wants you to use modern built-in tools like Share, Nearby sharing, , and Windows 10's built-in file and print sharing features. I was unable to create a new password on either of my computers. What does work is this. Will not allow me to set up a new group. Also, they won't be able to upload or create new files and folders. Not much info to go on? In that case, you only need to follow the steps to connect to the printer using the steps below.
How to Share files without HomeGroup in Windows 10 In the past prior to the April update, we used to go to the HomeGroup to access shared folders. Make sure Network discovery, File and printer sharing, and HomeGroup connections are enabled on your private network. As per the Microsoft Knowledge Base about , you can still access shared folders by accessing their path as below. I decided it was time to set up HomeGroup for my 2 Win 10 desktop and 1 Win 7 laptop which won't upgrade to Win 10. Next, select your sharing options.
If so, jump to Step 2. What I would really appreciate is answers to the questions I posed in my post of 12 December: Questions: 1 Is that not the case and is Homegroup not available in Windows 10 Home? Over 300 views, but no response. This never happened with Windows 7 or Windows 8. On the next screen, you use the drop-downs to choose what you want to Share with Home Group computers and click on Next. When the word HomeGroup appears in the Search Results, click it to open the Homegroup window. You may have to log off and shut down all computers, and may need to do the same thing. I have reinstalled windows several times and tried many online guides with no.
Now that Microsoft has removed HomeGroup from Windows networking, how do we share printers in Windows 10 without HomeGroup? You mean the password for your Microsoft account for the store? It would run and run and eventually ask for the password, then never connect. 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. Therefore, if both of your devices are Bluetooth enabled, you can use it to share files and folders from one device to the other. On to the next fix from: 1. On the next information screen, click on the Next button. So how to get rid of this problem? Hello, Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community. My home Network works perfectly - I am happy with it.
You can then implement that password to each new one as you join the Homegroup. Discussion in '' started by Marko90x,. I never had to do this with Windows 7 or Windows 8. Unfortunately when I try to start Peer Networking Grouping I get error 1068. Most people share only their Music, Pictures, and Videos folders, as well as their printers and media devices. After restarting your computer, create new Homegroup and see if it works.