Join Windows 8 HomeGroup in Windows 7 System


In my previous article, we can learn how to set up a HomeGroup and how you can change the password for the HomeGroup in Windows 8.
Set Up HomeGroup Sharing Feature in Windows 8
Now in this article, I am showing how to join the Homegroup of Windows 8 from Windows 7. After joining the Windows 8 HomeGroup in Windows 7 you are now able to share the files and resources between the systems. You can easily establish the communication between Windows 8 and Windows 7 systems over the HomeGroup network.
Here I am using a Windows 7 system to join the HomeGroup network of Windows 8.
Open the Control Panel window.
Select the homegroup option from it.
On the next screen click on the "Join Now" button.
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Then decide which files and folders you want to share on the Windows 8 HomeGroup. Click Next.
Enter the password and click Next.
Now you've successfully connected to the Windows 8 Homegroup. Click Finish.
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Now you can easily share a document, files, and printers between the Windows 8 and Windows 7 computers over your home network.