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Solved: Can not connect to other computers on network

Discussion in 'Networking' started by js73, Dec 5, 2012.

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    This is a setup problem. I have a Windows 8 Pro laptop, and a new Windows 7 Laptop. When I try to setup the connection so that I can share files and folders between the two computers, I am asked for the User name and the password. I see the password in the homegroup, but entering it does not help. What is the user name in this case? My computer name or the other computer name or something else? Many thanks.
     
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    The new laptop was not connected to any home network. Once connected, I could get access to the files.
     
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