Windows 10 deleted a registry key that allowed guest access so it would be more secure by default. They remain the simplest ways to share files and printers between computers. A temporary solution until our cloud server is up and. At the bottom, you will see the workgroup name. And that will also make Homegroups choke.
Conversely, W7 can see W10 fine in explorer by computer name. Kunal D Mehta - a Windows Server Enthusiast. I have three computers where I work, they all used to be running on Windows 7. Just another reason why I don't like Win. Windows 7 systems on a simple switched network in the same workgroup as a Windows 10 machine who is the master of the homegroup i. Remember that the default workgroup name is not the same in all versions of Windows.
Name resolution works going from the W7 machine to the W10 machine. W7 machine hosting music files for Sonos works fine, so with all of the above said, I tend to think the issue lies with networking on the W10 machine. I came across an old windows 7 guide to homegroup troubleshooting that helped. Make sure they're set correctly in the Windows 10 system. Click on Settings the gear icon at the left.
Was on Windows 7 ultimate prior to upgrading. HomeGroup was originally used to organize groups for network computers. I found that some security solutions such as Norton for example , if not configured correctly, they can make the Homegroup feature to malfunction. You have to add the key back or find the location. Though those items have to be working properly, they were not exactly causing the problem.
Type nslookup, then type the name of your other computer. All the sharing options you select will be applicable for the devices connected to different accounts. Some key related to allowing guest access by default is now off by default. It does not matter which one sets it up and which one tries to join. You have to add the key back or find the location.
This seems to screw up other networking also. I originally created a Home group on my desktop and then went to Home group on my. Now create a new HomeGroup on any computer and attempt to join the other computer to it. This means that windows 10 can see down level shares by default but a down level client would not see it's shares by default. It describes a possible solution that might work for you. Could you let me the network environment of your desktop? I hope he finds the right key and lets me know. This means that windows 10 can see down level shares by default but a down level client would not see it's shares by default.
Now, W10 doesn't even see the Homegroup as joinable and doesn't show the W7 machine as a network device in explorer. The win 7 says it's connected to Network 7-Private. If this still doesn't help, try to disable the security solutions you have on both computers and see if joining the homegroup works. The Windows 10 machine is a desktop used primarily for internet and gaming and the Windows 7 machine is a Windows Media Center and hosts all my local music for Sonos since it stays powered on all the time. They have both joined the homegroup and the win 10 can see folders on the win 7. I have checked and rechecked the appropriate fields needed for sharing, but it won't work to send from Win 7 to 10.
How to share printers without HomeGroup in Windows 10 via Settings This is by far the easiest way to share printers with your network after the Windows April update. I've also seen network adapters all WiFi in my case , that if you let Windows 10 manage the adapters power shut device off to save power, in device manager , when you wake the computer up it thinks it's on a different network i. I know you connect the laptop to a wireless router. They can neither change nor delete those files, nor can they create or place any files in your folder. It describes a possible solution that might work for you. First test you can resolve your other computer name. On my 2 laptops running Windows 7 this is not a problem, but I am unable to share between Win.
And also refer the link below and check if it helps. I suggest you to follow the method below and check if it helps. Their may be an issue from your Windows 7 system, check if you have appropriate permissions. I set up a homegroup years ago. Note: You cannot create a HomeGroup on a Windows 7 Home Basic edition, you can only join one. Unfortunately, HomeGroup has been removed from Windows 10 Version 1803.