We described all these settings and services in the detailed article. In that case, you only need to follow the steps to connect to the printer using the steps below. Go to the Edit button and click upon it. You can also change on which networks you will let devices stream shared content by using the Show devices on drop down menu. I have not tried this yet as I really need to have the two pc's talking to each other.
Hi Vijinder, Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community. Right click on the folder and chose New and extending choice Folder. Click Create to create a new Homegroup. If you have multiple printers, select the one that you would like to share. Tried 50 different configurations of sharing options even with an ethernet cable and just can't share anything.
. You can use our previous. Temporarily disable the firewall on your computer. Windows 10 deleted a registry key that allowed guest access so it would be more secure by default. You can share more content in two different ways, including adding new locations to the libraries currently being shared, or you can also share a new folder as you would normally do in Windows. Please make sure on the Windows 7 machine, you are joining the homegroup created by the Windows 10 machine. I will get another laptop and put on the latest version of win 10 on it and try to connect.
HomeGroup is a feature best suited for small home networks to share files and printers with devices running Windows 10, Windows 8. If you see a Create a Homegroup button, click it to create a new Homegroup. Open any folder, right-click the word Homegroup in the Navigation Pane, and then choose View the HomeGroup Password. Homegroups work with any Windows 7, 8, and 8. This was basically all I was trying to do by the traditional networking process. The troubleshooter finds nothing other than the option to troubleshoot the network. I quite often have a Windows 7 and a Windows 10 desktop connected via ethernet to my router, as well as one Windows 10 wi-fi tablet running at the same time.
To learn more about how to share files without HomeGroup in Windows 10, read this:. Windows 10: In the new version of Windows, Explorer has a section called Quick Access. On the one hand, I think this is the right step. . Thanks in Advance Raymond Homegroup in 10 window: I make to creation homegroup in 10 window , try do it and I dont understand how to do with the code for use another pc to access the homegroup , how do i fix to make first homegroup and the code of password for another pc use into homegroup? I have a windows 10 and a windows 7 computer at home. Guest Author: marshall 10 Aug 2015 When I try to join the existing homegroup with the correct password, nothing happens.
After completing the steps, the wizard will give you the link that network users can use to access the folder and its content. This seems like a major issue that Microsoft should be addressing immediately considering that just about every home with multiple computers is probably going to run into this problem. But the win 7 can see nothing on win 10. I also like to blend some comedy in my Tech videos. After creating a new group it showed me password and I was able to enter it in the other computer. This should not be an issue….
Note: The sharing options you choose will only apply to devices connecting with different accounts. Often rebooting and trying to create or join a computer to a HomeGroup again will solve the problem. Consider the following tips to troubleshoot and fix HomeGroup problems on Windows 10. When I access the Homegroup on the Windows 7 machine, I can not see any of these items -- only the library icons, but clicking on them does not open anything. I considered an alternative - Microsoft Garage's MouseWithoutBorders.
Or you can enable access for all users, including anonymous the Everyone group. If you're among those users who used to rely on HomeGroup to share resources with other people on the network, you can continue to share content after upgrading to version 1803, but the steps will be different. Note: If you're signed into another computer, but you're using your Microsoft Account, then you won't be prompted to enter a password. Because antivirus software and firewall might block the connection, turn off them temporarily. Been working on this for 3 days now. I doubt that this is your problem though. Copy the underneath command and paste in the launched command prompt and press Enter.
You have to add the key back or find the location. However, if you're using your same Microsoft account to access content from another computer, then you will have read and write permissions. This means that windows 10 can see down level shares by default but a down level client would not see it's shares by default. The easiest way to transfer a file between computers with Windows 10 is to use the feature. It has to be this way to prevent accidental deletions and modification to your files by other users. And all of a sudden win 10 could access my win 7 pc.
The first thing you want to do is to pick a name for the media library, as Windows 10 by default uses your account's email address. Click on this search result to open this File explorer option. I hope he finds the right key and lets me know. Once you are part of a homegroup, you can choose what other devices on the same network as you can view from your device. The Homegroup is missing after Windows 10 version 1803. Opening a network resource would ask for the user's account info name and password but if the HomeGroup is active and the password has been entered, then no user info will be required. Important: If you have a printer or multifunction device with a built-in print server, it's recommended to use that option instead.