Workgroups are an easy way of grouping a collection of network PCs (for example, all of the computers in your house could be one). When you get your PC you may find that it is already of a workgroup and want to change it, or perhaps you need to join a new workgroup.

To start this process, press WINDOWS KEY + PAUSE/BREAK to load up the System information window. Then click Change Settings under the Computer Name, Description and Workgroup settings menu:

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Then, click Change:

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Now type in your new workgroup into the appropriate box and then click OK:

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You are now a member of the new workgroup and should be visible to other networked PC's.
 
Ian, Mar 25, 2008
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