HomeGroupManager.JoinHomeGroupAsync Method

[HomeGroupManager.JoinHomeGroupAsync is no longer available for use as of Windows Server 2012 Essentials.] Asynchronously joins a user account to the homegroup.

Namespace: Microsoft.WindowsServerSolutions.HomeGroup
Assembly: WSSHomeGroupObjectModel (in WSSHomeGroupObjectModel.dll)


Dim instance As HomeGroupManager
Dim password As String
Dim joiner As String

instance.JoinHomeGroupAsync(password, joiner)


Public Sub JoinHomeGroupAsync ( _
    password As String, _
    joiner As String _
public void JoinHomeGroupAsync (
    string password,
    string joiner
void JoinHomeGroupAsync (
    String^ password, 
    String^ joiner
public void JoinHomeGroupAsync (
    String password, 
    String joiner
public function JoinHomeGroupAsync (
    password : String, 
    joiner : String


  • password
    The password that is used to join the homegroup.
  • joiner
    The name of the user account that is joining the homegroup.

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.


Development Platforms

Windows Server 2008 R2 x64, Windows 7 x64, Windows Server 2008 x64, Windows Vista x64

See Also


HomeGroupManager Class
HomeGroupManager Members
Microsoft.WindowsServerSolutions.HomeGroup Namespace

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