Windows 10: Homegroup not Functioning, cant leave homegroup

  1.    28 Aug 2015 #1

    Homegroup not Functioning, cant leave homegroup

    I cannot leave the homegroup. we had 2 computers in the network with windows 7 and windows 8.1. Windows 7 upgraded to windows 10. and the other one did a clean install of windows 8.1. Now i cannot leave the homegroup from windows 10 and the windows 8.1 has created a new homegroup(that PC didnot find the homegroup that windows 10 was part of) Now I cannot leave the homegroup or do anything with it. Is there a way to manually leave the homegroup. It says 'Windows couldn't remove your computer from the homegroup"
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  2.    28 Aug 2015 #2

    You do not need to be connected to a network to leave a Homegroup, so my advice in the first instance would be, to disconnect the PC from the network and all unnecessary peripherals, restart the PC, navigate to ..

    Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\HomeGroup

    and select the option to leave the Homegroup.
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  3.    29 Aug 2015 #3

    No, that still does nothing. I cant do anything related to homegroup! Even after disconnecting the Lan cable and Restarting it gives the same error
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       29 Aug 2015 #4

    Open Services and double check if Homegroup listener and Homegroup provider are running. If not turn them on so you can leave the Homegroup.
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  5.    29 Aug 2015 #5

    They are on!!
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  6.    29 Aug 2015 #6

    It sounds as though you may have a corrupted file or reg entry. How would you feel about a clean install/reset? Do you have many installed applications that would be difficult to reinstall?
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  7. topgundcp's Avatar
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       29 Aug 2015 #7

    You can try:
    1. Disable the 2 services mentioned above then restart your PC
    2. Run CCleaner
    3. Enable the services again and try to Leave the Homegroup.
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  8.    29 Aug 2015 #8

    No, it still doesn't do anything, same results.
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  9.    14 Nov 2015 #9

    Fast Start

    Salman said: View Post
    No, it still doesn't do anything, same results.
    Turn off Fast Start see if that helps
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