User cannot be seen in Homegroup or network

Discussion in 'Windows 7 Help and Support' started by briguyy, Sep 6, 2011.

  1. briguyy

    briguyy Well-Known Member

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    Hi, i recently notived that i cannot see my current logged in User on the network either in Homegroup or on the network itself. I can share other folders and files and see them but not my user...any ideas?
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  2. kaos

    kaos Senior Member

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    check the homegroup settings there are options i.e file sharing etc, one of them is visibility
     
  3. briguyy

    briguyy Well-Known Member

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    i didnt see file sharing under homegroup settings ...but i made a little headway..i turned off Homegroup on the laptop and just logged in normally through the network on the desktop now i can see my user....then i rejoined Homegroup and can still my user...hope it sticks
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