Windows - Configuring HomeGroup

This document describes how to configure a HomeGroup in Windows 7 and 8.
For more information about HomeGroup, see Microsoft's document HomeGroup from start to finish.

Windows 10

  1. Open HomeGroup by typing homegroup in the search box on the taskbar, and then selecting HomeGroup.
  2. Select Create a homegroup > Next.
  3. Select the libraries and devices you want to share with the homegroup, and then select Next.
  4. A password will appear—print it or write it down. You’ll need this password to add other PCs to your homegroup.
  5. Select Finish.

Windows 8

  1. Open the charms menu by placing your cursor in the bottom-right corner. If you are using a touchscreen, swipe in from the right side.
  2. Click settings, then click Change PC Settings.
  3. Click Network.
  4. Click HomeGroup.
  5. Click Create.
  6. Select the folders that you would like to share.
  7. Give the password at the bottom of the screen to the other HomeGroup users.

Windows 7

  1. Open Control Panel.
  2. Click Network and Internet.
  3. Click HomeGroup.
  4. Click Create a HomeGroup.
  5. Select the folders that you want to share.
  6. Give the password at the bottom of the screen to the other HomeGroup users.



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