1. Join Date : Nov 2016
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10
       3 Weeks Ago #1

    Homegroup (again)


    I have two laptops on my network, one wireless, one cabled.
    Network and sharing centre, homegroups, says on the wireless one 'available to join' and if I try to join it says the homegroup is on the cabled machine and needs the password.
    The cabled machine, under homegroup says 'ready to create' so I can't get the password from there.
    I created a homegroup on the cabled machine and got the password, but when I try to join from the wireless machine it says wrong password.

    I've deleted the homegroup I created, deleted files in peernetworking and rebooted everything but the problem remains.
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  2. Join Date : Jul 2016
    Crewe Cheshire
    Posts : 361
    windows 10
       3 Weeks Ago #2

    Welcome to the forum. You don't need home group to share files it often gives more problems you need to check your router settings as a lot by default have user isolation set which stops you connecting to local network
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  3. Join Date : Nov 2016
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10
       3 Weeks Ago #3

    Samuria said: View Post
    Welcome to the forum. You don't need home group to share files it often gives more problems you need to check your router settings as a lot by default have user isolation set which stops you connecting to local network
    So does homegroup give no advantages over 'normal' networking?
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


 


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