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Hi,am in rwanda.i need to connect my laptop to my desk top so that i can use the desktop to write a dvd i have a data cable am connecting but am not able to access the files in the lap top.what are the procedures?

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    Gandy Kachucha May 11, 2010

    What operating system are you using? Make sure they are both on the same network. For example if you have WinXP, click on start, (right click on your mouse button) my computer, click on properties then the computer name tab. You should see a name of your - Workgroup: (NAME??)

    If you want to change the laptop or desktop to the same Workgroup you can click on the Change button and rename the Workgroup section.

    Plus you can go to your control panel and choose ( Network Setup Wizard ) it will guide you through sharing files between two computers.

    Hope that helps.

    Best regards,
    Gandy Kachucha



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What you will have to do is to share the document of your laptop so that the desktop system can find it on the same ethernet connection.
The procedure if you store that document of yours in MY DOCUMENT what you will have to do is to click on the document of yours and at the left corner you will find share this document and you will follw the procedure ok it will be ok.

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