Home Group Issue: No other Homegroup computers are available after Windows Security Updates are installed More Info -posted yesterday-but not shown???
Posted this again. Have two desktops both running Windows 7 Ultimate, one 32 bit and other 64bit. Up to middle of January Home groups were working fine. (Also have a laptop thaT WAS JOINED OK..) Towards the end of January a bunch of Microsoft Security updates were ryun and homegroups no longer functioned even though all computers belonged to same home group and were joined! I have done the following:
1) Anti Virus and Firewall have been disabled.
2) Peer networking group and home group services BOTH are running
3) All computers joined ok.
4)IPV6 is enabled
5) Network discovery is ON
6)Home Group trouble shooter indicates it MAY be a netwiork issue. Check Router, no home group settings found. Tried different router, same issue.
7) Shared folders and Librarieas set up
8) NetBious over TCPIP enabled
9) All libraries have "Share with HomeGroup (Read/Write)
10) Microsoft Security esentials does not appear to be on either PC or laptop.
No matter what PC/Laptop I create a Home group SAME error " No other Homegroup computers are available ". (Laptop running Win 7 Home Preminum.) I have done everything except restore PC's to day one. (Not about to do this, I'll live with issue first, USB Memory sticks will do to share files if need be.)
One thought Home Group services is running, BUT HOME GROUP LISTENER IS NOT! I try starting it and it won't start, get error window! (Admin priviledges) Could this be a possibility???
Any thoughts, as I said this all started after a bunch of Microsoft updates ran towards the end of January.