So you’re about to setup your new Windows 7 PC into your Homegroup when you realized that you have no idea what the password is. How do you find it? It’s actually pretty simple, if you know where to look.

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You should make sure to read our other articles on the Windows 7 Homegroup feature:

Finding Your Homegroup Password

Open up Windows Explorer, and then find the Homegroup option in the left-hand navigation pane. Right-click on Homegroup and choose “View the HomeGroup password”

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And there you go, your password in nice bold text—and there’s even a print button.

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Rather easy, wasn’t it?

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