02-08-2011 03:14 PM
I have a desktop and a laptop, both running Windows 7 (the desktop is running Windows 7 Home Premium, the laptop is running Windows Ultimate). With XP I had a nice network and could share printerhs, files, etc .
After I upgraded both machines from XP to windows 7 I cannot get the homegroup to create AND share. I can create a homegroup on either machine, but in either case the other machine cannot see the home network.
Windows 7 says that Homegroup requires IPv6, but Verizon Routers don't support this protocol. I have attempted, as noted on the internet, to disable IPv6 on both computers, but this didn't seem to solve the problem. I chatted with an Verizon tech support person who told me no IPv6 routers.
I am looking for suggestions on how to successfully network my computers with Windows 7 and my Verizon router. (Actiontec M1424-WR). We previously tried to put another router in the interface to do wireless and that didn't work.
02-08-2011 03:50 PM - edited 02-08-2011 04:00 PM