The HomeGroup feature works only with computers running Windows 7 . To share files with computers running earlier versions of Windows, or for users of those computers to access files on your Windows 7 computer, you must use network sharing methods compatible with those older versions . For details, see "Sharing Resources with Older Windows Versions" on page 627.
In this chapter, we describe the basics of setting up a homegroup. For details about using and customizing HomeGroup, see "Sharing Files, Digital Media, and Printers in a Homegroup" on page 616 .
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