In This Chapter
• Introductory Details About Home Networks
• How to Join, Leave, and Create a Homegroup
• How to Share with Other Homegroup Computers
Say the word “network” to a novice Windows user and you’re sure to notice a look of fear mixed with confusion. But for the person who simply wants to share a picture library or some music or perhaps all the family’s important files among the computers in their home, there shouldn’t be too much panic. Windows makes this panic-free sharing possible with a function called “homegroups.” Homegroups provide exactly what you want from a small network to provide easy sharing without introducing any complexity. Much of the tough network concepts and procedures ...