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Something's wrong with my screenshot. Can you spot it?


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#1 Illuminate88

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Posted 21 February 2011 - 10:00 PM

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Can you spot what's wrong with my screenshot?

I wasn't paying attention and I "moved" something. Homegroup is empty and I believe Network is supposed to be in it. Can you help me get it back in there. Sadly, I can't simply drag and drop it into Homegroup.

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Posted 22 February 2011 - 10:15 AM

Homegroup...should reflect the systems you are networked to, using the Win 7 password-network feature. It therefore cannot include any systems you are connected to which do not run Win 7.

Network is designed to reflect any existing systems (XP, Vista, etc.) where a network existed before and you joined the Win 7 system to.

They are not one and the same and my Win 7 reflects them exactly as yours do...but I have systems in my Network because I joined my Win 7 install to my former XP network.

If you have no networks at all...I would expect the screen that you reflect.

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Posted 23 February 2011 - 08:56 AM

In the top left corner of that window, it says "Open Project", which I assume means you have some program running and tried to open a project inside it. And judging by the bottom right corner, it is looking for an XML file. That's the first thing I notice.

+1 on what hamluis said about Homegroup and Network. Network includes all computers on the local network, while Homegroup only includes Windows 7 PC's that have joined the Homegroup. They are separate entities.
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