Change HomeGroup settings

Applies To: Windows Home Server 2011

After you set up your homegroup, you can change some HomeGroup settings by accessing the Change HomeGroup settings page of the Windows Home Server 2011 server settings.

To access then Change HomeGroup settings page

  1. Open the Windows Home Server 2011 Dashboard.

  2. Click Server settings. The Server Settings page appears.

  3. Click HomeGroup.

The following table lists the settings you can change from the Change HomeGroup settings page:

Setting Description

Change settings

Click Change settings to change the level of access that users have to shared folders on the server. You can choose Full access, Read only access, or No access.

Change homegroup password

Click this link to change the password for your homegroup.

Leave the homegroup

Click this link to leave your homegroup.


You should only use the HomeGroup tools available in the Windows Home Server 2011 Dashboard to manage your HomeGroup. If you use the HomeGroup tools that are available in Control Panel, you can experience problems when sharing files and folders.