Sharing Files in a Homegroup

The easiest way to share files, folders, and other network resources (including a printer) is through homegroups. A homegroup is a collection of computers, all running Windows 7, that share pictures, music, videos, documents, and even a printer.

Creating a Homegroup

You can set up a homegroup in Windows, and each user can choose which folders and files to share with other users and networked computers that join the homegroup. (Only PCs running Windows 7 Premium or Ultimate can create homegroups, but if a networked PC is running the Basic or Starter edition, it can still join a homegroup.) To create a homegroup, here’s what you do:
1. Click Start, Control Panel, Choose homegroup and sharing options (below Network ...

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