We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
Contact Forum Editor

Send an email to our Forum Editor:


PLEASE NOTE: Your name is used only to let the Forum Editor know who sent the message. Both your name and email address will not be used for any other purpose.

Tech Helproom


It's free to register, to post a question or to start / join a discussion


 

Can't join Homegroup


ventanas

Likes # 0

Two new Acer laptops. All I get is a message that they cannot join. No explanation.

My existing laptop and the desktop the Homegroup was created on are fine.

Everything in Network sharing etc is turned.

All machines can "see" one another in Explorer and all run Win7 Home Premium

Does anyone have any ideas please.

Like this post
Terry Brown

Likes # 0

Like this post
ventanas

Likes # 0

Thanks, will have a look soon.

Like this post
northumbria61

Likes # 0

Have you created the Homegroup password which you will need to connect to other computers?

Like this post

Reply to this topic

This thread has been locked.



IDG UK Sites

Nexus 6 vs Sony Xperia Z3 comparison: Lollipop phablet takes on KitKat flagship smartphone

IDG UK Sites

Why people aren't upgrading to iOS 8: new features are for power users, not the average Joe

IDG UK Sites

Free rocket & space sounds: NASA launches archive of interstellar audio on SoundCloud

IDG UK Sites

iPad Air 2 review: Insanely fast and alarmingly thin. Speed tests, camera tests, beautiful...