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computer will not pick up a Home Group

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  • Started 6 years ago by dean47
  • Latest reply from milnerw
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I creat a home group on one computer and the other one says no home group on this network.Bolth computers running windows 7 home premium.Other computer shows up on the network map.And can get the internet through the router.Any ideas???Im tring to share files and the printer

Posted 6 years ago
Posts: 528


A common issue with home group is that you network discovery may be turned off.
Instructions to turn network discovery on---->Network Discovery

Also, ensure that your firewall on each PC is granting Home Group access
Home Group uses ports 3587 and 3540 for all traffic I believe.

Posted 6 years ago

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