Just go through Advanced sharing settings and work from there. . Conversely, W7 can see W10 fine in explorer by computer name. I suspect Windows 10 increased security makes it more troublesome than previous editions. I doubt that this is your problem though. Otherwize, click The printer that I want isn't listed link. After following the link given by the Microsoft support this is what I've found when you select Windows 10 in the dropdown list.
If you need to change the power settings, click the Choose power options link. But the win 7 can see nothing on win 10. Remember that the default workgroup name is not the same in all versions of Windows. They have the same homegroup password, but the networks seem different. When the word HomeGroup appears in the Search Results, click it to open the Homegroup window.
HomeGroup is a feature that has been around for many years, and it allows devices to easily share resources, such as files and printers, with other Windows computers on a small local network. I have no problem accessing any of them. My whole point with this is just to be able to do file management between machines. There are too many bloggers just reiterating what is in the product instructions and if it works for them the assumption is it should work for you. If you have more than one computer in your home or a friend who comes over and likes to borrow your music , here's how to set it up. Is there any trick to do that? I have also run the Homegroup Troubleshooter, several times on both computers, but it failed to find any problem. Right Click Windows Icon Start button and open PowerShell Admin and use following commands to get interface index number and change profile to Private or Public : Get-NetConnectionProfile Set-NetConnectionProfile -InterfaceIndex -NetworkCategory Private 2.
What to do when your HomeGroup isn't working right While Microsoft tried to design HomeGroup to be a feature that works effortlessly, at times things may not work as expected. I am successfully sharing a homegroup created on my Win 10 laptop and serving two Win 8. I would suggest you follow the methods given below on your Windows 7 systems and check. Tell us in the comments. And that will also make Homegroups choke. I have two Win 10 machines, both with the latest update. Guest Author: marshall 10 Aug 2015 When I try to join the existing homegroup with the correct password, nothing happens.
My main questions are can anyone suggest steps for me to take to troubleshoot these issues, and are there any options short of a reset or reinstall that would blast out my Windows 10 network components so I could just start fresh with those parts instead of all of Windows? If it is not you will face problems while sharing the data. You can always check out our complete guide to learn more about. Question, though: can you please expand on the very last bit? Computer A can see all of the shared folders on Computer B, but can only access the Users folder. Rename this folder to MachineKeys. Guest Author: Jeff 07 Oct 2015 Set up Homegroup for 2 boxes running Windows 10 - I am able to see the other user and folders being shared.
Hi Pauli O, Thanks much for your very detailed response to my issue. This should be cover the essentials to sharing your data over local network. On a Windows 7, 8, or 8. This makes it possible for computers running different versions of Windows to detect and access each other. Check your printer manufacturer support website for more specific details to complete this task. The win 7 says it's connected to Network 7-Private.
If you're looking to share files with nearby devices, you need to make sure that Nearby sharing is setup and configured correctly on your machine as well as on the destination device. My attempts to do the same thing also failed miserably and I don't see why it should be so difficult either. Your steps helped me get that sorted. Did they think no one cares to network their in home computers? Think carefully do you need to select this! For sharing files between those devices, download their OneDrive app. This will open yet another folder named Permissions for MachineKeys.
You can connect to a wired or wireless network but ensure that your system is connected to either your home or office router. If you see a Join Now button as shown here , somebody has already created a Homegroup on your network. Replace original file with edited file. Click on the Start button on your computer 2. This was basically all I was trying to do by the traditional networking process. Click Create to create a new Homegroup.