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HomeGroup user exist after account removed

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    HomeGroup user exist after account removed


    I use the Windows Account to login to my 2 Windows 8 laptops (Lap1 and Lap2).

    Lap1 - Has 1 Windows Account (Lap1Acc1)
    Lap2 - Has 1 Windows Account (Lap2Acc1)

    In Lap2, the Windows Account Lap2Acc1 had few problem with "Trust this computer" as Windows never sent the code in the registered email. So I created a fresh new Windows Account (call this Lap2Acc2) with new email. I deleted the Lap2Acc1 from Lap2 using User Accounts and created a new user using Lap2Acc2.

    Now the problem is. Before removing Lap2Acc1, I didn't leave the HomeGroup and so, for some unknown reasons, in both of my laptops, in the HomeGroup tabs I see these users

    Lap1Acc1
    Lap2Acc1 (this was removed from Lap2 as a user, but it still exists in the HomeGroup)
    Lap2Acc2

    Is there anyway to solve this?

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dabs View Post
    I use the Windows Account to login to my 2 Windows 8 laptops (Lap1 and Lap2).

    Lap1 - Has 1 Windows Account (Lap1Acc1)
    Lap2 - Has 1 Windows Account (Lap2Acc1)

    In Lap2, the Windows Account Lap2Acc1 had few problem with "Trust this computer" as Windows never sent the code in the registered email. So I created a fresh new Windows Account (call this Lap2Acc2) with new email. I deleted the Lap2Acc1 from Lap2 using User Accounts and created a new user using Lap2Acc2.

    Now the problem is. Before removing Lap2Acc1, I didn't leave the HomeGroup and so, for some unknown reasons, in both of my laptops, in the HomeGroup tabs I see these users

    Lap1Acc1
    Lap2Acc1 (this was removed from Lap2 as a user, but it still exists in the HomeGroup)
    Lap2Acc2

    Is there anyway to solve this?
    You might try leaving the Homegroup on both machines, reboot and see if you can create a new Homegroup and rejoin on the other machine.

    Homegroup - Leave in Windows 8
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

HomeGroup user exist after account removed
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