Disable HomeGroup in Windows 7

HomeGroup is one of features Microsoft's new operating system, Which can be accessed Windows ExplorerIn the left navigation pane.

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It allows Share urirea files and terminals (printer, scanner, etc.). smaller networks consisting of 2-3 computer as your home network or office network. But if you have a single PC or use this new feature, You can disable HomeGroup, Thereby "saving" some resources used by two processes that it runs in the background: HomeGroup Listener si HomeGroup Provider.

To disable HomeGroup in Windows 7 you have to follow some simple steps:

  • open computer and right click on HomeGroup, then select Change HomeGroup Settings menu displayed
  • in the open window click on Leave the homegroup ...

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  • the confirmation dialog, click again on Leave the homegroup.

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  • close Windows Explorer and open Services (type: services.msc in Run)
  • search processes HomeGroup Listener si HomeGroup Provider, Double-click on each of them and change Startup Type in Disable. This will permanently disable HomeGroup

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ApplyThen close the Services.

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That's all! ;)

Disable HomeGroup in Windows 7

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