I've physically inspected every computer on the network 3 desktops, 4 laptops , and there isn't one that matches the phantom machine. I have been using your Lanscan for years. In Windows 10, to completely disable the Homegroup functionality from your computer, you will have to make a change to the Windows Registry. Disabling the Homegroup is a 3-step process, including a Setting, a couple of Windows Services, and a Registry hack. The above image shows you how it should look when you have finished following the previous steps.
We will find some one else who can actually solve the problem or we will simply do without, but we will certainly pass along to others, regarding the experience we did get here when we tried to ask for help about a problem created by a Microsoft update. Changing your C: drive from a run-of-the-mill rotating platter to a fast, shiny new solid-state drive can make everything work so much faster. On Computer2 I pressed Win+R and type 'cmd' to open the Command Line. Has it happened to you on your Windows 8. If you are using this method of file sharing on your home network and you noticed some puters or devices were disappearing from your home network, this is why.
I resolved my problem thanks to you. The wizard asks you to specify a drive letter. Set Up Network Access on Windows 10 and Share a Folder Without Creating Homegroup Step 1. Method 1: Disable Sharing Wizard 1. Turn on Network Discovery see above Reboot Now you can turn on the other computers and join the new HomeGroup. Yes, external hard drive manufacturers have fancy software.
Press Windows Key + R then type services. The HomeGroup icon will disappear: However, if you want to keep using the HomeGroup feature, but get rid of the navigation pane icon only, here is how you can remove the HomeGroup icon from the navigation pane in Windows 10. Under Share with other home computers click Change advanced sharing settings. You can create a homegroup and add people of your network to the homegroup. Thanks to all, once more. Next, check Turnoff Network discovery and click Save changes. Following the upgrade I can see the other devices on the network but cannot access them from any of the devices.
Except Guest accounts, all user accounts which have joined a Homegroup becomes a member of the group. For that, you need to Open Registry Editor. It is not needed for devices connected directly to your computer. If you have any idea about this, please do share in the comments section… or then maybe its simply a bug where the Homegroup icon appears on the desktop at random. I do not use any computer that acts as a server. Make sure to set their startup type to disabled and if the services are running click on Stop.
I finally got the following message by typing 12345678 as the password and got the following message: Windows no longer detects a homegroup on this network. Windows knows all the tricks. One day — I do not remember what on earth possessed me, probably some software I installed — I joined the HomeGroup. If you are not, then you want to try these suggestions and see if any of them help you. None of the Windows 10 programs need or want whatever programs the hard drive manufacturer offers.
Press Win+X and select Control panel. I used to use Homegroup to share files without access to the Internet between my computers. This entire November update has been a horrific series of problems for us and we truly regret suffering through it. Now I can share it … how? Tab 'Share' and 'Authenticated Users' has to have 'Full Control' - if I didn't do this step, I wouldn't have write premission on Computer2. . On the second - Windows 10 home. What else can I try? Method 6: Disable Homegroup 1.
Go to Network and Internet. My internet connection was not impacted in any way. Which doesn't work Finally I did this. I also am not being given any option of creating a new group, only continually asked to join this old and un-joinable one. At times the Homegroup icon appeared randomly, stayed for a while, and disappeared automatically.
Since that is what we want to do, click it. The appearance of this Homegroup icon is not because of any virus — it just appears to make its presence once in a while — randomly! All the computers on my network seem to have forgotten the HomeGroup Password. Okay, so then you turn on HomeGroup. If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, users can add computers to a homegroup. The Old Way The old way of home networking in Windows is the Network group in the left-hand column of Explorer.