Days are gone when you used to face difficulties to share your favorite music, photos, and documents between different computers. Switch to Windows 7 operating system and save your precious time from configuring each system on your home network. Just set up the HomeGroup using one PC and then join it using other machines on the network. You may require computer support if you are not tech savvy. Consult computer repair services and create HomeGroup.
Windows 7 operating system has a number of stunning features and the HomeGroup is one of them. With this feature you can easily hook up two or more PCs running Windows 7 on your home network. This allows the PC users to share all your media and document libraries and even printers on the network. Simply speaking, this is a virtual group where the PC user can add trusted computer at the home or friends over wireless.
HomeGroup gives the members to same kind of sharing and permissions. With this feature, you can also manage these settings from one central place. Sharing Libraries with the group members becomes very easy. In addition, you can also stream Media to all people in same way.
Are you concerned about privacy? Well, this is safe and secure. HomeGroup is password-protected and the total control is in your hand. It is you who will decide what you want to share. Not only that, you can also make your files 'read only.' This means, other people in your HomeGroup can look at the file but not touch. Whatever edition of Windows 7 you are using you can join HomeGroup very easily. But when it comes to creating HomeGroup, you should have Windows 7 Home Premium, Professional, Ultimate, or Enterprise editions.
When you set up a computer having Windows 7, a HomeGroup is created automatically. Once you join a HomeGroup, you choose the libraries that you want to share. Wondering how to create a HomeGroup? Well, the process is very simple. To open HomeGroup click the Start button, then click Control Panel, and type HomeGroup in the search box, and then click HomeGroup. Page namely 'Share with other home computers running Windows 7' will be displayed. Here click Create a HomeGroup, and then follow the instructions.
There are some important things that you should keep in mind. For instance, if there is a HomeGroup already exists on your network, you cannot create one. It will ask you to join it instead of creating a new one. And if your PC belongs to a domain, you can't create HomeGroup but join.