Windows 8 HomeGroups

February 22, 2011

There are a host of new features that will be introduced in Windows 8.

This post will talk about Windows 8 HomeGroups

Microsoft are spending a lot of time and money making this operating system a lot slicker faster and more efficient than Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7.

This is part of a series of posts that I’ll be putting in place to kind of stake out the features I believe will be in Windows 8

Below, I will try and summarize each feature for you so that you can get a comprehensive overview of what I believ will be a new Windows 8 features.

HomeGroups simplify file and printer sharing between computers running Windows 7 on the same home network.

Today, two or more Windows 7 computers can share documents and media, including stream the media between computers; and also connect printers.

It’s a good bet that Windows 8 will have HomeGroups.

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Mike Johnson is a writer for The Redmond Cloud - the most comprehensive source of news and information about Microsoft Azure and the Microsoft Cloud. He enjoys writing about Azure Security, IOT and the Blockchain.

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  • I think Home Group is a great feature, especially for people who don’t have much experience with networking computers, as people have more than 1 computer in their households file sharing is becoming ever more popular, I would however like advanced options for home group.

    xinu March 12, 2011 2:43 pm Reply

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