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Published on 07.20.09 by Brent Trahan

View a HomeGroup’s Password

Learn how to find out the password of a HomeGroup in Windows 7.

How do I find a HomeGroup’s password?

  1. Open the Control Panel from the Start Menu on a computer that’s already connected to the HomeGroup you’re trying to find out the password.
  2. Open HomeGroup in the Control Panel.

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    Note: If HomeGroup is not available, change View by to Large icons at the top right of the Control Panel.

  3. Select View or print the homegroup password under Other homegroup actions.

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  4. The HomeGroup password will be in the yellow box.

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    Note: The password is case sensitive.

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