Windows 10 wont allow homegroup creation

Windows 10 wont allow homegroup creation
I am using Norton Security for AV.  Is there something
I am missing or a setting change I must make
tcandsAsked:
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tcandsAuthor Commented:
I was able to create a homegroup on my wife's laptop and my laptop is invited to join.
when I try it errors saying Windows cant set up homegroup on this computer[/b]
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tcandsAuthor Commented:
It created Homegroup on my wife's laptop and my
laptop recognizes it but when I enter password which
I guarantee is right it says WINDOWS CANNOT SET UP
HOMEGROUP ON THIS COMPUTER
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Is this computer of yours on a Domain?

Next, go to Control Panel, Advanced Network Sharing, and down at the bottom make sure Homegroup is ON and so then Password Protected Sharing is OFF.

Make sure your NIC is set to Private and not Public.
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tcandsAuthor Commented:
no domain
Everything is as stated     In homegroup connections I chose allow windows to manage windows connection (recommended
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Open cmd.exe with Run as Administrator and run:

dism.exe /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth

Restart when this has completed and test again.
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tcandsAuthor Commented:
I did this and rebooted.  Still getting windows unable to join workgroup on this computer
Never had this issue before.  My laptop sees the invitation but just cant join.  Open for suggestions
Mr. Hurst
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Try also a TCP/IP Reset.

Open cmd.exe with Run as Administrator
Then: netsh int ip reset c:\resetlog.txt
Then: ipconfig /flushdns
Restart and test.

If everything fails, try a non-destructive Windows 10 Repair Install and Keep Everything.

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10

Windows 10 is running, so click on the Download button (not Upgrade Button, select Open (Run) but NOT Save. Allow the program to run. Allow drivers to update. Then select Keep Everything
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tcandsAuthor Commented:
it is asking to upgrade this pc create an installation disk for another pc
sorry to be such a bother
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
In that screen there is an option to run the tool on the existing PC.  Let it start and download , then soon after it will ask you what to keep and the default is (a) files and (b) applications, that is, Everything.
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tcandsAuthor Commented:
I started the RUN a couple windows back. Then I agreed to license.I am in a dark purple screen that says WHAT DO YOU WANT TO DO and my only two options are upgrade this pc now or Create an installation media (usb flash drive DVD or ISO file
It wants me to choose one with my options being next or back
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
There must be some incompatibility of some kind,.  

I suggest you consider backing up the computer and then let Windows 10 do a fresh install.

I have run the Repair numerous times so in general the process works.
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