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Computer file sharing

I have a Dell laptop with WiFi, using windows vista home premium. It connects to the internet through a Lynksys WiFi router with several desktops connected via ethernet cables (cat5). Is there a way I can set up the laptop to share files with one of the wired desktops that is running windows XP with all service packs installed?

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First check,
laptop and pc is in same workgroup.

then,Right ckick on the file---------------share and security-------------cilck on blue under line like if you understand security risk....................................--------------then choose just enable file sharing---------ok



its done!

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