Homegroup Library Share Settings NOT Saving


Tonight discovered that my homegroup randomly and suddenly ceased to work, after working previously with no problems.

After hours spent of my life I'm able to now leave the homegroup and start a new one, however I have a problem that continues to exist.

On the Change Homegroup Settings page, underneath where it says "Share libraries and printers", I select ALL boxes (Pictures, Music, Videos, Printers, Documents), and hit "Save Changes" at the bottom - yet the changes are never saved. It's as if I've never selected them.

The screen immediately exits me out after I hit "Save Changes", and when I re-enter the screen, all the boxes except "Printer" are blank again.

This is the screen I'm referring to:

How do I fix this??

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Join Date Feb 2011 Posts 2 Re: Homegroup Library Share Settings NOT Saving ahh problem still exists. I had it working, but I left the homegroup and created a new homegroup since it wasn't visible on my laptop, and now the problem is back! this is so unbelievably frustrating. this homegroup setup is supposed to be EASIER, not more difficult!

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Any advice / pointers welcome...
I set up my home server on Win8 (Pro N version) based on a Windows Secrets article last year and have been successful except... I was never able to get sharing working as I wished.
I set up local machine accounts on the server with the same user names / passwords as on (several) client Win7 machines that have the same user/password set, but could not get the Win8 server to share folders with specific users.
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Hello Win 7 x64
I think this is a form of networking but if I should be in sodtware, kindly switch me to that forum.
I have watched videos and read helps about the above but to no avail.
I want to be able to work on a file or folder on my win 7 x64 desktop while at my win 7 x64 laptop.
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My skill level above novice and maybe intermediate and I spent hours before coming to you as I took the challenge personally to no avail.
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