Join James Gonzalez for an in-depth discussion in this video Set up a "HomeGroup" network, part of Windows 10: Configure, Secure, and Manage Data.
- In this lesson,…I demonstrate how to set up a homegroup network.…Setting up a homegroup in Windows 10…is a quick and simple way of letting everybody at home,…or at your small office,…share music, photos, movies, printers, and storage devices.…Set up a homegroup in Windows automatically begins…sharing these items,…although it strategically leaves out the folder…you probably don't want to share,…and that's your documents folder.…Homegroups will work with any Windows 7, 8, or 10 computers.…However, it won't work with Windows Vista or Windows XP,…and it definitely won't work with a Mac on your network.…
So, the first thing you want to do…when setting up your homegroup is make sure you have…at least two computers on your network…and that you're logged in with an administrator account.…And then right-click on the Windows icon…and choose Control Panel,…and then, here, in the Network and Internet section…click on Choose homegroup and sharing options.…Now, when you first connect to a wireless network,…Windows assumes it's a public network,…
Using the tools that come with a standard Windows build, James Gonzalez shows how to configure data storage (on client devices and on OneDrive), secure data with good authentication practices, encrypt data with EFS and BitLocker, and manage data access to shared folders, printers, and hard drives. He also shows how to set up file sharing for an organization using HomeGroup networks and NTFS permissions.
This course is also part of a series designed to help you prepare for the Microsoft exam 70-697: Configuring Windows Devices.
- Configuring Storage Sense
- Creating storage spaces
- Configuring OneDrive
- Setting up NTFS permissions
- Implementing multifactor authentication
- Encrypting data
- Configuring disk quotas
- Configuring folder options
- Auditing files
- Setting up file sharing
Skill Level Beginner
1. Configuring Data Storage
2. Securing Data
3. Encrypting Data
4. Managing Data Access
5. Sharing Files
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