[How To] Create Home Group in Windows

Last Updated On : Friday, November 22, 2013
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Hi Windows Users, HomeGroup is an amazing feature which will allow you to share any contents via Wi-Fi with your home computers or the computers reachable to Wi-Fi

Lets Check the steps to Create Home Group in Windows 8.

How To Steps:

1. First Enable your Wi-Fi and then start a WLAN hosted network. To do so open command prompt with admin control and type the below commands.

netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=T2Lead key=12345678

netsh wlan start hostednetwork

2. Navigate to PC Settings [to do so Click Windows Key + C -> and then to settings -> Then Click “Change PC Settings”]

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3. Now in PC Settings Go to HomeGroup as shown in the screenshot.
4. Click Create and then enable the folders you want to share and you can view your HomeGroup Password there itself.

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5. Now you can see a HomeGroup Menu in My Computer.

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6. You may also Change your homegroup password and folders you want to share by navigate to Change HomeGroup Settings.

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7. Now on Your Home Computers Turn on Wi-Fi and Click Join HomeGroup and enter the Password. Now the computers are connected.

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8. Now the shared folders are viewable in the computer.

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Note : This was Tested in Windows 8,8.1