Windows 10 Homegroup Folder Sharing NOT working

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September 21, 2015 at 07:49:06
Specs: WIN 10 PRO, Core i3
We have had problems since the launch of Windows 10 with Folder sharing. We setup 3 computers in the office that are only feet from each other, all on the same network with File Sharing enabled. We changed the Sharing preferences on the folders to be shared with Everyone. No luck. We enabled the stupid Homegroup, setup every computer on it with the password, We can see the shared printers, but the folders are inaccessible. Whenever we try to open any of the folders on another computer, we get the "Enter Network Credentials" dialog box asking for a username and password. The Microsoft Account login info info doesn't work, I am so lost. This was all working perfect in Windows 7. What gives?

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#1
September 21, 2015 at 09:06:42
What are the share permissions for HomeGroup?

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#2
September 23, 2015 at 09:13:41
I have a similar problem –
A file on a new Windows 10 tablet (replacing an old Office XP laptop) will not permit saving changes when edited from a Windows 7 desktop, even though all read/write permissions appear to be granted.

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#3
September 23, 2015 at 15:57:30
Instead of Sharing files and folders using Homegroups, try Sharing files and folders using Network sharing settings - its more flexible according to the author

http://www.geeksquad.co.uk/articles...

i_Xp/Vista/W7/W10 User


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#4
September 24, 2015 at 09:08:35
That's what we've done and the way we were set up. We were fine with XP and 7. It's 10 that has messed it up. We tried setting a Homegroup, but again, Win10 wouldn't let us do it with 7. The permissions are all set to Read/Write for Everyone.

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#5
September 24, 2015 at 10:30:39
A shot in the dark - why don't you redo the whole Homegroup setup - starting with the Windows 10 machine, following THIS PROCEDURE?

i_Xp/Vista/W7/W10 User


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#6
September 24, 2015 at 16:24:05
All the file sharing was done via Network Settings first. Each folder was set with specific permissions for "Everyone" to Read/Write. After an hour of frustration, we enabled Homegroup and shared with the Homegroup. AS LONG AS EVERY COMPUTER ON LY USES A LOCAL ACCOUNT, we can share away. But as soon as someone logs in under their MS account, no more sharing. This is RETARDED. Especially since Microsoft pushes SO HARD for people to use MS Accounts for login.

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#7
September 24, 2015 at 17:53:31
Working on it again, I found a permissions checkbox for Read Only that was darkened (not a checkmark) that I'm not sure was there before, and if it was, it was clear. So now it's working, and without a Homegroup. Thanks all for your input. (Win10 may have updated in the background with no notifications? I need to check update settings.)

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