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Can a windows 7 computer share files with a windows xp laptop and can the windows xp laptop join the home group of the windows 7 computer

Can a windows 7 computer share files with a windows xp laptop and can the windows xp laptop join the home group of the windows 7 computer
 

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Last updated February 27, 2018 Views 1,781 Applies to:
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On Fri, 27-Nov-09 16:03:03 GMT, dlcollins wrote:

> Can a windows 7 computer share files with a windows xp laptop

Yes.


> and can the windows xp laptop join the home group of the
> windows 7 computer


No. Make the network a workgroup.
Ken Blake, Microsoft MVP (Windows Desktop Experience) since 2003

Ken Blake

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Dlcollins,

To add to what Ross and KJBLake said, here is some more information about Networking Home Computers running different versions of Windows.

I hope this helps.   


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