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How to Add HomeGroup to Context Menu in Windows 10

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A Homegroup makes it easy to share pictures, music, documents, videos, and printers with other Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10 computers on your local home network. You can also stream media to devices.

This tutorial will show you how to add or remove a HomeGroup desktop context menu for all users in Windows 10.

While you must be signed in as and administrator to be able to add or remove the context menu, all users will be able to use the context menu.


EXAMPLE: HomeGroup desktop context menu
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Here's How:

1. Do step 2 (add) or step 3 (remove) below for what you would like to do.


 2. To Add HomeGroup to Desktop Context Menu

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

Add_HomeGroup_to_desktop_context_menu.reg

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 3. To Remove HomeGroup from Desktop Context Menu

NOTE: This is the default setting.

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

Remove_HomeGroup_from_desktop_context_menu.reg

download

4. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

5. Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

6. If prompted, click on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

7. You can now delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.


That's it,
Shawn