So far, nothing has worked and I have run out of ideas. If you do have problems creating a Homegroup, you could try folder sharing instead. You will soon be running tests to see how much network bandwidth your applications consume. I've seen that others are having problems similar to mine. However, when I open Explorer on either machine, I get told there are no Homegroup computer present. Been working on this for 3 days now.
Attempts to have the Win 10 devices join the homegroup result in an error message that no homegroup is available. If it were my company, I would have a dedicated team to investigate complaints and resolve them. If both computers can communicate, then the setup is just fine. Once all computers in your home join the Homegroup, you can easily share your documents and easily between Windows 10 and other computers. The laptop usually sits dormant and unused in our kitchen. It appeared to be a group of 10 randomly selected letters and numbers.
When I connect respective device to router via wifi it is able to homegroup other devices connected via wifi and it is able to see shared location via traditional share method on other devices. Local Service brings up some folders. I'm completely out of ideas, and need help! I have a homegroup on windows 7 machines - has worked perfectly for years. My desktop is directly connected to my router. Enter the password from your main pc and suddenly all the others can join the group. I am successfully sharing a homegroup created on my Win 10 laptop and serving two Win 8.
The problem exists in both directions. Could explain the wireless dropouts too and why when i looked at my router client list I had two machines with the same name but different ip's, should have probably twigged at that point! Disable all other network adapters on both computers. If the computer need to participate in the HomeGroup then they require this password for authentication. Troubleshooting HomeGroup problems falls into three categories, Newbie errors, configuration mistakes and bizarre stuff. Wait a few minutes or reboot the devices so that Microsoft can do it's thing. This is the problem I've been having all along.
I don't know if it helps, but I do keep creating a HomeGroup on one computer A and every now and then the other computer B sees it and is able to join it. I turned the laptop back on and entered the new password. Also ensure that your computer is up to date with Windows Updates. His problem may not be identical to mine. I should also add that the 'Play to. Plug router into the modem, then connect all computers to the router. .
Now my laptop couldn't access the other computers, so I got a brainstorm and decided to Leave the Homegroup on the laptop and then join it again. Do this on each computer in the network. On the desktop I was starting to have unusual problem with the network, home groups and hard drive. If someone could tell me where they are and I could delete those then that would end the existence of the old Homegroup and I could create a new one. I have no problem accessing any of them. All I really want to do is make a file share that another MicrosoftAccount can access. I also have a problem with Homegroup after installing the latest Windows Updates today is Aug 15, 2010.
Perform the same thing on computer 2, etc. If you know of any reasons why they can't join each other from the wireless network, that would also be a help. Kunal D Mehta - a Windows Server Enthusiast. Then, I looked closely at the wording in the Homegroup request, and it mentioned that the laptop name had been the original creator of the Homegroup, and that it or another computer in the group would allow my new machine to join. Suggest you to check this issue by restarting your computer once, post complete shutdown, to see if it goes correctly. I am not able or do not.
The second computer detects the Homegroup on the network, but can't join, due to the Teredo problem. My opinion is that it is a poor software design. Cheers Mani : I also have a problem with Homegroup after installing the latest Windows Updates today is Aug 15, 2010. The only reason I keep using Windows is because of my investment in Windows Apps. Could you let me the network environment of your desktop? All are connected to a Home network.
When it was over, I was connected to the internet through my router, but not to my home network named Network2. I checked ipv6 was enabled. I did that very thing and upon reboot, I was back to square one. Thanks, Novak Thanks for your reply Novak : So I did as you requested on both computers and then created a HomeGroup on one computer, but the other computer still cannot see the HomeGroup and says only 'Ready to create'. I then select Windows Key and quickly press R key or just search and type services. The only way I can get Homegroup to recognize the other computers is to leave the Homegroup and create a new Homegroup. The cam laptop allowed me to create one but no one else could use the password successfully.