In the images, Eagle is the desktop computer and Alpha is the laptop computer. Also method 1 and 2 have no helpful results. In addition, you can configure which devices are allowed to play remote content. Set up and join a Homegroup in Windows 10 While not without its issues, setting up a Homegroup is actually quite straightforward. I set up desktop A successfully. We guess Microsoft is trying to push users to use more convenient file sharing features such as OneDrive and computers.
What I don't understand is why your approach to the issue doesn't seem to appear on Windows 10 forums or perhaps I haven't searched hard enough. Stop advising people to try these common steps that do not work. None of the built in troubleshooting resolves this issue. If you need to change the power settings, click the Choose power options link. Make sure Network discovery, File and printer sharing, and HomeGroup connections are enabled on your private network.
The Homegroup on the laptop seems to be working ok. Set up your Homegroup from this machine. This is to check if the issue is caused due to any settings related issues in Firewall. They've all been tried numerous times, by numerous people, me included. Press Windows Key + R then type services.
Thus, you have created a new folder MachineKeys here. This problem mostly occurs in the system which has been recently upgraded to Windows 10. Copy the path written further down and paste in the address bar of the File Explorer. Make sure that the Service is Started. If not, set the Startup type to Manual and click Start.
Note: If you're signed into another computer, but you're using your Microsoft Account, then you won't be prompted to enter a password. Though the setup process may not be as smooth as HomeGroup, the functionality remains pretty much the same. Here, you will see a folder named MachineKeys. Kindly let us know if you need any further assistance with Windows. However, the computer with shared content must be running for you to access its files and resources.
You can close the Services window then try to create new Homegroup and check if it works. If so, let's move on the next steps. Naturally I've tried the troubleshooters. If you're prompted to choose network privacy settings, make sure to select the Private option. For example, for the Windows Firewall service, follow the steps: 1.
I don't know why two media devices are shown for Eagle. Is that normal, or is there something I can change somewhere to make all files accessable from all computers? Your computer can only belong to one HomeGroup, if the it's connected to a different one, make sure to follow the steps to leave the HomeGroup before trying to join. For several months, all I have received is the same simplistic supposed-solutions to these problems. We desperately need a bug fix from Microsoft and for the relevant help documentation to be updated to reflect the Windows 10 situation. Navigate to Control Panel, Network and Internet and Homegroup. When I looked that up on the web I was directed to another Microsoft Fix-It tool 50671. I have tried everything that has been suggested on troubleshooting forums I have searched on the web about this problem but with no success.
The next screen will display your new HomeGroup's password. Also, you can also configure media streaming for other devices, such as Xbox One, to play music and video from your computer on the biggest screen in the house. None, of those suggestions do any good. Hey presto I had file sharing and printer sharing based on the options I chose during setup. Error 1068: The dependency service or group failed to start.