Home-group listener and Home-group Provider. During setup, Windows 10 asks you which network type you want to set for the current network connection. This tutorial will show you how to leave a homegroup in Windows 10 to stop sharing files and printers with other computers connected to the homegroup. Method 1: Disable Sharing Wizard 1. I don't think I've stopped using any domain, although I'm not entirely clear on what that means, sorry for my noobishness. Press Windows Key + X then select Command Prompt Admin.
Mine was set to manual and obviously that didn't work because it automatically showed up on desktop so manual setting is faulty, I disabled mine. It is usually hidden and doesn't show up, which is how I want it to be, but sometimes after booting it shows up out of nowhere and looks like this: As soon as I mouse over it, it looks like this: If I refresh the desktop it completely disappears. The Homegroup Listener service makes local computer changes associated with configuration and maintenance of the Homegroup-joined computer. We hope this guide has shown you how to Add and Remove the Homegroup Icon on your desktop on Windows 10. Discussion in '' started by Curious,. Starting with , the HomeGroup service is no longer operational in Windows 10. If you have doubts about what you are doing, then stop immediately and ask for support in the comments.
Thus, HomeGroup will disappear from the File Explorer menu. To join it, click the Join Now button. I'll be happy to take a look to see if it may be enabled at one of the other usual locations below. Tuit, these general matters may be slipping beyond the scope of civil forum enquiry. How to Create or Delete a Homegroup in Windows 10, 8, 7 Creating Homegroup is quite simple, but removing it is simple as well.
Next, create a system restore point. It should be noted that while this method has been successful in permanently removing the HomeGroup icon for some users, others have reported that the icon will occasionally reappear. Next, check Turnoff Network discovery and click Save changes. Press Windows Key + R then type regedit and hit Enter to open Registry Editor. If you have no use for the HomeGroup feature and don't wish to see its icon, here is how to disable it and remove HomeGroup from Windows 10 File Explorer. Follow the suggestions by Jenniclair to delete the Homegroup in the following link.
So there's some hard facts for you to chew on. How to Remove HomeGroup From Windows 10? Now, only yesterday we tasked a Microsoft. Mine was set to manual and obviously that didn't work because it automatically showed up on desktop so manual setting is faulty, I disabled mine. Or should I be worried about a virus? Is it because of an update of the system? If you are not, then you want to try these suggestions and see if any of them help you. Press enter to run the above command and wait for the process to complete, usually, it takes 15-20 minutes.
This seems to have worked for me too. I have to wonder why someone at Microsoft made this icon so special? Also, you can allow other family members to change files that you have shared. Home-Group Icon just appeared today. Press Windows Key + R then type regedit and hit Enter to open Registry Editor. Type Homegroup in Windows search bar and click HomeGroup Settings. The Homegroup icon will be removed from your Windows 8 desktop and should not reappear again. I do not remember the password to join it and that user has been formatted a long time ago.
Tip: You can add a useful HomeGroup context menu to the Windows 10 Desktop. Under Share with other home computers click Change advanced sharing settings. Please make a restore point before editing your registry. Desktop icons will not move after upgrading to Windows 10 I have Surface Pro 3 upgraded from Windows 8. Besides, the icon disappears as soon as I refresh the desktop, as I mentioned in the first comment, so the problem lies somewhere else. Right click and Stop both services.
On the next screen, click on the Join Now button. If you do have a use for HomeGroup and just want to remove the icon from your desktop, you can remove the HomeGroup icon from your desktop in and by making changes to the Windows Registry. Has it happened to you on your Windows 8. How to Disable the HomeGroup Feature in Windows and Remove It from File Explorer Method 4: Leave Homegroup 1. In this tutorial we will show you how to add the Homegroup Icon on your desktop or if you want how to remove the Homegroup icon on your desktop. Before you begin HomeGroup is very particular on the network configurations you use and if your computer was previously part of another HomeGroup.
Try and move it and it goes nowhere: it is locked in place, regardless of desktop settings, and it cannot be deleted. In this article, we'll see how to add the HomeGroup desktop icon in Windows 10. You can disable the HomeGroup Listener and HomeGroup Provider Services by opening the Services Microsoft Management Console snap-in located in the Administrative Tools option of the Control Panel, or by typing services. Make sure that you follow each and every step in each and every fix until the issue which you are facing is resolved. The Homegroup Provider service performs networking tasks associated with configuration and maintenance of Homegroups. How to Remove Homegroup icon from Desktop in Windows 10 On the next information screen, click on the Next button.
You can now simply connect through your Microsoft Account email address across devices. Scroll till you find HomeGroup Listener and HomeGroup Provider. . Names must be unique on a HomeGroup. Make sure to set their startup type to disabled and if the services are running click on Stop. Close all the windows and restart your computer after deleting the icon once manually from the desktop.