I also like to blend some comedy in my Tech videos. I have everything open and password settings are off in the sharing tab but still can't write. They can neither change nor delete those files, nor can they create or place any files in your folder. If it matters, I'm running Windows 10 Pro 1803 build 17134. If you are concerned that you may need this feature in the future, you should not worry about it. I use router to connect the computer via Wi-Fi.
Set up a Homegroup, and Windows automatically begins sharing those items. After creating a new group it showed me password and I was able to enter it in the other computer. If you have quite a few computers on a home network and think you might want to share printers, pictures, music, videos, documents, and other stuff and each computer is running on Windows 10, then you ought to consider setting up a homegroup. For the convenience of the user, you can create a shortcut to the folder on your desktop or connect it as a network drive using the net use command. The next screen will display your new HomeGroup's password. This seems like a major issue that Microsoft should be addressing immediately considering that just about every home with multiple computers is probably going to run into this problem. Step 9: Now, you will be directed to a new page where you need to enter a homegroup password that prevents unauthorized access to homegroup files and printers.
In that case, you only need to follow the steps to connect to the printer using the steps below. You can copy this link to the clipboard or send it to e-mail. You can't have two computers on the network with the same name. Now go to Homegroup and it will look a little different. Select the Join Now button and select Next on the following screen. On this screen, declare which folders and which devices you want to share with others in the homegroup, and click or tap the Next button.
Guest Author: Fraggle 19 Mar 2017 Ok. Click on the following link and try the troubleshooting steps provided in your Windows 7 system. I understand that you are having a tough time working on the computer. And I, as the computer's administrator, see myself having less and less power over my computer's files. I have three machines all with Windows 10. I originally created a Home group on my desktop and then went to Home group on my.
A homegroup is protected with a password after it has been created, so only the people known to the homegroup can share the stuff associated with the other computers on the network. I have many files on my computers that change frequently, so I'm interested in a quick and stable, direct via router; without the Internet connection - just like Homegroup offers. I was having the same problem too, Homegroup setup from Win7 and now migrated to Win10. My laptop is connected to a D-Link Smart switch via Cat 7 which is connected to my router as well as my desktop. All our computers were on it. But for the time being just note down the generated password. We're pulling our hair out trying to figure this mess out.
If you sign-in with the same user account on another computer, you will have access to all files regardless of what you chose to share. Now the folder will be accessible by anyone joined in the HomeGroup when they browse the Documents folder. To join it, click the Join Now button. On a Windows 7, 8, or 8. Step 8: After selecting particular files, you can share it with other devices. And also refer the link below and check if it helps. I set up a homegroup years ago.
. We can't find the password to the old group and we can't change or create a new one. Click Create to create a new Homegroup. Only issue now is that I seem to have a rights issue writing to the Public folder on the main computer from the laptop. On the network is another Windows 10 laptop and a Windows 7 desktop. The troubleshooter finds nothing other than the option to troubleshoot the network.
If you do have problems creating a Homegroup, you could try folder sharing instead. If you are joining a Homegroup created on another computer, you will need to obtain the password from the administrator of that computer. I suggest you to follow the method below and check if it helps. I shut down one computer and created Homegroup by searching it in Control Panel and then it showed me to create new group. Any newbie can figure out how to join a homegroup.