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  1.    23 Jun 2017 #11
    Join Date : Jul 2015
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    Great job Eagle51, this fixed my issue ! Owe you a beer my man !

    Quote Originally Posted by Eagle51 View Post
    thedoc46, Give this a try.

    1. Make sure all PC's have left the HomeGroup or are NOT joined to a HomeGroup
    2. Turn off all PC's
    3. Reboot PC that originally had HomeGroup and now has the phantom HomeGroup
    4. After reboot, you should be able to create a new HomeGroup on that PC replacing the phantom HomeGroup. Print or write down new HomeGroup password.
    5. Boot other PCs and attempt to join HomeGroup with new password.

    Note: Make sure you use the ORIGINAL PC that had the HomeGroup ! (step 3)
    Note: Once you have fixed the phantom HomeGroup, you should be able to have all the PC's leave the HomeGroup, then create a new HomeGroup on the PC of your choice.
    Quote Originally Posted by Eagle51 View Post
    My bad, I thought the machine in question (i7 2600k) was just upgraded from win 7 to win 10 and that procedure would work
    Quote Originally Posted by thedoc46 View Post
    It was ! I will give what you suggest a try tonight and let you all know how i get along.

    Thx
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  2.    23 Jun 2017 #12
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 33
    Win10 Pro
    Thread Starter

    Rather than giving bad information, and trying to steer people away from actual advice that works, please try and be a little more constructive, for the help of others. There's no point being part of a forum, if all you're going to do is tell people off. No one really appreciates that sort of advice.

    Anyway with all that said, and since there was apparently a thread, that didn't contain the fix, yet Eagle51 came up with the fix, I added it to that tutorial for you. Because being helpful is better than being not. Thanks and have a nice day.

    Quote Originally Posted by bro67 View Post
    That no longer works when you no longer have the Windows install when the original homegroup was created. You have to go through the proper steps in removing a machine from the home group when you no longer have the Master machine Windows install or machine.
    Quote Originally Posted by bro67 View Post
    That tutorial for Windows 10 has everything you need to know on how to fix your problem. It is not a bunch of basic posts. Go through and try the fixes, since they are a group of fixes that have been used by previous people when they ran into this problem.
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