1.    12 Feb 2016 #1
    Join Date : Dec 2015
    Posts : 94
    windows 10 64-bit

    Help with getting Homegroup to work?

    My desktop has a MS account and my portable is a local account. I have set my desktop with a Homegroup PW and have chosen what I would like to share with my portable (following the forum's instructional video). However, I do not know how to proceed from here in order to get the two computers to communicate. Do I have to go to my portable and enter the PW, and if so, how is this done? If not, what do I have to do? Also, I would imagine that once things are set up right, in order to communicate, both computers would have to be on??? Thanks.
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  2.    12 Feb 2016 #2
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    Posts : 4,766
    windows 10 Home threshold2

    Go to your portable > open File Explorer > left side, click Homegroup > click Join Homegroup > select what you want to share etc etc.......... >Enter password
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  3.    12 Feb 2016 #3
    Join Date : May 2015
    Central IL
    Posts : 2,569
    EL Capitan

    You do not need Homegroup to share folders between computers. You can just share those folders you wish, by right clicking on them and choosing "Share".
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  4.    13 Feb 2016 #4
    Join Date : Dec 2015
    Posts : 94
    windows 10 64-bit

    Wow! That should be easy, and it was. Now have easy access between both computers. Thanks.
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