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Can i please get step by step instructions on how to connect pc's on win7

i have a pc with wireless usb connected to router
and 2 laptops connected to router
so everybody has internet connections and are connected to the same

i have been trying, but win7 is so easy to use i can't find any options...

please help me make me a guide for this so i can do it always
it's making me feel stupid and powerless
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Search "Homegroup" in the Start Menu smile.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Ipwnnubletz;14336124 
Search "Homegroup" in the Start Menu smile.gif

This.

When you connect your other PC's to the wireless, you can set up a home group that will give you a code.

Just connect with this code on all the computers and BAM you have a home network.
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i have done this allready , that's why i ask for step by step instructions, because it's making me mad

pc can connect to lap 1, lap2
lap1 cannot connect to lap2, pc
lap2 cannot connect to lap1, pc
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Deathclaw;14336186 
i have done this allready , that's why i ask for step by step instructions, because it's making me mad

pc can connect to lap 1, lap2
lap1 cannot connect to lap2, pc
lap2 cannot connect to lap1, pc

Connect lap1, lap2 to PC.

That should be the way to make a home group.
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post #7 of 13
click start. Type homegroup. Press enter.

New window appears like magic

At the bottom of magic new window it will say view or print the homegroup password. Clcik this and see your password. If you have not already created a homegroup the settings will be a little different, but equally as simply.

Go to other computer on ur network. Make sure they are running windows 7. Go to the same homegroup options page as before. Click join homegroup towards bottom. If you have a seperate homegroup set up on each computer you will need to instead click leave this homegroup on the computers that you dont want to host your group from and then join your intended group with the password from the first computer.

Profit.
    
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post #8 of 13
i think you don't even need to create a home group, this is what i do...

say you have 2 pc/laptop connected to the same network

1. open Computer from start menu
2. click Network in the left panel, you should see icons of all your connected pc/laptop
3. double click on the one you want to access, a yellow notification should appear at the top of the window, just click on it and choose Open Network and Sharing Center
4. Turn on Network Discovery then you should be good to go

you have to do step 2-4 on both pc/laptop though
post #9 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kirby1;14336226 
click start. Type homegroup. Press enter.

New window appears like magic

At the bottom of magic new window it will say view or print the homegroup password. Clcik this and see your password. If you have not already created a homegroup the settings will be a little different, but equally as simply.

Go to other computer on ur network. Make sure they are running windows 7. Go to the same homegroup options page as before. Click join homegroup towards bottom. If you have a seperate homegroup set up on each computer you will need to instead click leave this homegroup on the computers that you dont want to host your group from and then join your intended group with the password from the first computer.

Profit.

..." At the bottom of magic new window "... biggrin.gif
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post #10 of 13
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ok, sorry guys, you must think i'm crazy, stupid, or just simply spamming

but i'm doing this for like 6 hours now, and can't make it work

i can't take it no more
i managed to connect lap1 and pc, and that seems to be working now, for this moment at least...
right now i'm so pissed that i'll probably kill somebody if i keep trying so i will bump this later asking for remote assistance if anybody would be willing, even if he fails, it will mean a lot to me because it will ease my mind and make me less insane...
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