Ad hoc home networking system present on Windows 7 and higher which allows users' libraries, along with individual files and folders, to be shared between multiple computers.

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connecting a wireless home network wirelessly to the internet

If I am using the wireless cards in my two laptops to establish a home network using Windows 7, in other words a "homegroup," can I share an internet connection obtained from a wireless adaptor ...
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How can I connect a Snow Leopard computer to a Windows 7 homegroup?

Is there any way to connect to a Windows 7 homegroup from a Mac running Snow Leopard? The computers show up in my Finder on the left side as PCs, but when I try to connect I don't see anything. Any ...
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How do I add a Windows 7 Homegroup folder to iTunes?

I have a HTPC running Windows 7 with music in the public Music folder. Is it possible to add this folder to the iTunes library on another computer in the same homegroup? The obvious File->Add Folder ...
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Can I use Windows 7 Homegroups with Windows Server 2008?

I'm not currently using the "Homegroup" functionality of Windows 7 because we already have all of our photos, videos, and music on a Windows Server 2008 box. But Win7 is really pushing Homegroup in ...
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Windows 7: Homegroup Connectivity

It seems that no matter what I do, I cannot get my two computers to work together and join the same Homegroup. The computers in question: Desktop with Win7 Ultimate x64 connected via Wireless ...
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How to disable groups and sharing in Windows 7

Windows 7 has some great features for sharing stuff with the other computers and other family members in your house. But... for someone on a single computer and no other computers in the home, those ...
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Windows 7 Homegroups not working?

I've got a homegroup set up, and only the accounts/machines where the user and password is identical can see/share files. I thought the setting to let homegroup control the accounts would make that ...
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Has anyone set up a HomeGroup across Windows 7 RC and Windows 7 RTM? [closed]

I'm wondering if all versions of Windows 7 on a home group network must match (e.g. all RC or all RTM)? I was unable to add a new Windows 7 RTM to an existing Windows 7 RC HomeGroup. It simply spins ...
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Windows 7 Homegroup with ESS 4.0

I am trying to setup a homegroup between two Windows 7 computers, and apparently my Eset Security Service is blocking the traffic. When I disable the firewall on both computers, the homegroup works ...