How to Join and Use HomeGroup In Windows® 7
Get to know more about the benefits of joining and using HomeGroup in Windows 7.
Windows 7 is the new and advance GUI based Operating System introduced by Microsoft. Windows 7 OS has so many new features. Windows 7 supports 64 bit feature and it can handle larger amount of information in comparison to the 32 bit Operating Systems. A 64 bit Operating System can support more RAM so it can be process much faster when you are running a lot of programs. Windows 7 provides advance backup and restore option for the data safety. You can schedule the backup so that it will be done automatically. If you are using the professional or ultimate edition of Windows 7 OS, you can backup your files in a network. With the goal of being compatible with almost all software and hardware, Windows 7 was intended to be a more focused incremental upgrade to the Windows line.
Following points explain about HomeGroup in Windows 7, its features and about joining a HomeGroup in Windows 7:
- HomeGroup in Windows 7
- Joining a HomeGroup
HomeGroup in Windows 7
With Windows 7 Operating System, Microsoft introduces a new approach to home networking called the HomeGroup. The Homegroup makes sharing of files, folder, printers and media very easily. When you first setup a HomeGroup, a password is generated that allows other computer systems running with Windows 7 OS to join and share resources. A HomeGroup can be created with Premium, Professional, Ultimate or Enterprise editions of Windows 7 and it creates a network out of all of the printers and computer systems in your home that are running with Windows 7 OS.
HomeGroup is a feature provided by Windows 7 Operating System. HomeGroup allows users to share files and devices with other Windows 7 users in a home network. If you are using Windows 7 OS in your system, you can see the HomeGroup icon in the Windows explorer navigation pane. This icon indicates the service is active whether you have established a HomeGroup or not. It is simply waiting for you to add computer systems and devices.
To join a HomeGroup in Windows 7, open the ‘choose HomeGroup and sharing options’ tab and click on the ‘join now’ button to join the HomeGroup. On the next window, select the folders that you want to share with your HomeGroup. Then type the password that was generated when you created the Homegroup and click the finish button to complete the process.
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