I have three computers where I work, they all used to be running on Windows 7. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread. I have both computers connected to my home wireless network as well as running an ethernet cable between the two. Open Windows Explorer and click on the HomeGroup icon located on the Navigation pane. I wrote I removed the computer from the homegroup and tried to add it back in but it doesn't see the existing homegroup that still contains the other two computers.
Windows organizes the file resources shared by home groups into a special view within Windows Explorer. Even in the threads that i have seen, the issue still was not resolved. I also suggest, in the Network and Sharing Centre, Click on Troubleshoot problems and go through the Homegroup wizard. Now they are all as good as networked. Kunal D Mehta - a Windows Server Enthusiast.
If you have any issue, let me know in the comments below. Simply open a Windows Explorer browser, and the HomeGroup will appear on the navigation pane on the left. Or would it be simpler to leave the current homegroup and simply create a new one altogether for the existing machines? Note: If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type your password, or click Continue. I have seen several threads on this issue but none of which have fixed this. Thank you, at long last they are talking to each other.
You may opt to print it and distribute to other people connected to your homegroup. How can we add other members to HomeGroup? Now we moved, got new everything and trying to set it up again but its showing my old homegroup. So this homegroup maybe remained in memory since I transferred the files at least 2 years ago. Net start p2pimsvc Then, please create a new HomeGroup and add the other machines. Doing it once again would probably not help. After a moment, your computer will no longer be joined to the homegroup. If it matters, I'm running Windows 10 Pro 1803 build 17134.
I have a new Windows 10 laptop that I'm trying to add to an existing home network. Everything went well except that I can no longer connect to the network. Software used: Windows 7 Ultimate. Kunal D Mehta - a Windows Server Enthusiast. I know your post was sometime ago now but I thought I'd post my recent experience with this issue. I have not set up anything that would do this. Start menu - Settings - Accounts.
If I ever have the time and energy, I will have another bash at getting the networking to work sometime in the future because I hate to admit defeat but right now it's not worth the frustration for what I need. The only major differences are that it says Windows 8 instead of Windows 7, and it uses a different colour scheme. I considered an alternative - Microsoft Garage's MouseWithoutBorders. Supposedly ther is a HomeGroup option within the. In the popup window, type the following commands and press Enter one by one: Net stop p2pimsvc 2.
Best regards Please remember to mark the replies as an answers if they help and unmark them if they provide no help. Method 1: Windows has a built-in troubleshooter to check and fix issues with Internet connection. A simple peer to peer network is all I seek. Check the connectivity between the computers using the ping command. I also tried it the other way, creating it on my laptop trying to join on the desktop, also unsuccessfully.
Then, create a HomeGroup on the same computer and join the other computer to it. There are several guides that I've seen and all show options that do not appear on either laptop I'm trying to join with. None of the troubleshooting suggestions are netting any solutions. After following the link given by the Microsoft support this is what I've found when you select Windows 10 in the dropdown list. HomeGroups debuted back in Windows 7.