I received an error message telling me that the password was not correct. Apple's AirDrop feature has one up on Windows for the time being, providing an easy way to share files with unknown devices over public networks, similar to Bluetooth file sharing. To rectify your concern in resetting the homegroup password, we suggest that you follow the procedures given by Jessen P posted last July 15, 2016 on this thread:. To get into the way to find HomeGroup password in Windows 7, follow the steps: Click on Start button and type HomeGroup in search box, click HomeGroup from search results. CarolinaGuy Arthur, Thanks for your suggestions, I did finally get it to work.
When I was prompted for the Homegroup password, I entered it and now the laptop can access the other computers successfully. Setting the firewall profile to Home should be enough for automatic configuration. Files shared with HomeGroup can be accessed from any member computer as if they were local. Discussion in '' started by squelch19,. First, follow all the directions in this to make sure the basics are covered. First I changed the password to something simple.
So what if you forgot the password when you first install the Windows 7? It has two options for dhcp pools. For example, use the following command to establish whether your PeerGroup is accessible: netsh p2p pnrp cloud show names The output in Figure 4 shows two PeerGroups. It might take a minute or two after a device has booted for other machines in the HomeGroup to appear in Windows Explorer. I copied the password from the Windows 7 machine. Now I can't figure out why that would be as I wrote it down and typed it in correctly.
Any ideas what may be blocking it? Homegroup is a new feature in Windows 7. These unofficial methods tend to be relatively difficult to configure and suffer from technical limitations. Now the Question in your mind is, I have created the HomeGroup now what else I have to do for adding the members. Depending on the settings you set to share which folder you can now easily access files between others. Is there a way of deleting the old homegroup and setting up a new one from.
I never had any of these problems until I upgraded to Windows 10. First, I clicked on the Setup a home or small office network link that you see in the screenshot above. Don't forget to restart all machines making the adjustments. How can we add other members to HomeGroup? I have done screen print on both machine plus I had a previous printout of the password; yet the new installation keeps stating that the password is incorrect. When I checked my services, it wasn't starting. Amazon finally got my Win 7 copies to me yesterday. The new password will not go in.
Also make sure both computers have the same time zone. I was able to set things up with no trouble with Windows 7 on the desktop and 8. For a Win 10 device to join a previously established Win 7 homegroup, do not go through control panel, networks etc. Yet this issue still seemingly persists. When I open up the homegroup window, I can join, change sharing settings, but I can't change.
Have you ever used the HomeGroup feature in Windows 7? You will then get the option of entering the password from your Win 7 homegroup. You can alter this behavior by enabling the Require domain users to elevate when setting a network's location Group Policy setting under Computer Configuration, Administrative Templates, Network, Network Connections in Group Policy Editor. I then opened the Networking section of Windows 7 and attempted to join the Homegroup. I have also tried changing it but the new password also will not work. Homegroup was working perfectly when I was on Windows 7 with all of our computers, but stopped when I upgraded. Then I decided to change the name on one of them and everything has got very screwed up and I desperately need help! The HomeGroup setup wizard allows users to share their default libraries, but more granular configuration can be achieved by using Windows Explorer's Share with menu. If you have any issue, let me know in the comments below.
I ran into one that this did not work on. For more information, you can check For how to create a homegroup, I suggest you read the article: Good luck! Now I can't change the password. The firewall configurations have not been messed with and no third party ones have ever been installed. Cheers, Al Hi, Apologize for the difficulties that you're experiencing regarding this issue and also for the delay in getting back to you. The wait spinner rolled for a minute or so.