1.    4 Weeks Ago #1
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Bristol
    Posts : 125
    Windows 10 32 Bit

    Cannot setup Homegroup


    Hi everyone

    a few weeks back I shot myself in the foot by leaving the homegroup on all four of my machines. I did not realise that they were still subject to the set password, although I had left. The password remains valid and I have NO clue what the password was.

    On each computer I have the invite to join - but no opportunity to 'Create' a homegroup.
    Would appreciate any help/suggestions you can give.
    Thanks in advance
    C
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  2.    4 Weeks Ago #2
    Join Date : Oct 2016
    Caledon, Ontario, Canada
    Posts : 3,963
    Windows 10 Pro Build 1703

    Hi Skofab.

    First you must delete the existing homegroup.

    How do I delete a Homegroup from the network

    Ken
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  3.    4 Weeks Ago #3
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Bristol
    Posts : 125
    Windows 10 32 Bit
    Thread Starter

    Mystery Solved (dont know how).

    I did find that one of the 4 computers still had 'to leave network'. This I did, but no result forth coming.
    I did several of the suggestions made - with no change. None had the message 'CREATE' a homegroup etc.

    Unusually for me, I turned off all 4 machines last night (one is usually left on). This morning, I went to my 'main' machine, and out of interest went to control panel - home group, and behold the opportunity to CREATE a homegroup was now available. I was then able to continue as per normal.
    This time I HAVE recorded the new password number !!!!
    Thanks to those who helped me on this.
    C
      My ComputerSystem Spec

 


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