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Connecting two computers by a wired connection

I want to connect my laptop to pc (without bluetooth or internet but by simply using a transfer cable- I have an UTP cable) How can I do it ? What kind of cable is required ? Will it be done by simply connecting the cable ?
pls illustrate the process.
thank you!!

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  • Parag M Feb 14, 2008

    ya i have a crossover cable-CAT 5e

    but i have 2 different OS on 2 different pcs..

    xp prof and vista hp

    how can i configure them so as to share files ?

    thank you..


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Hey there parug1987, you can connect the two computers as long as they both have network cards i.e. ethernet port. You will need a crossover cable specifically to make the connection. Also, only connect them when they are both powered down. then start both fully, allowing the new connection to be recognized. From here you can run the network wizard and choose your options. This is a short term solution. If you want to have them always connected I recommend you use a switch or router for better results. Good Luck!

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Using a crossover cable to connect two computers.


You can use a crossover cable to share files and folders between the two computers.

A crossover cable looks exactly the same as any Ethernet cable, but its internal wiring is reversed respect to the regular cables used to connect computers to routers or switches.Crossover cables have the 1st and 3rd wires (counting from left to right) crossed, and the 2nd and 6th wires crossed, thay can be recognised because the word Crossover is printed on top of the cable.


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To use the crossover you will need to disconnect any other cable connection to computer ethernet cards. Naturally both computers must have a wired network adapter installed .

After connecting the crossover, you will need to configure the network connection.

Turn off both computers, connect the crossover (cat5 or cat6) cable, and turn back on computers.

Ensure that all firewallare turned off, and on Vista answer yes to all requests of authorization for the new network.

On both computers go to system properties, and ensure that the two computers have the same workgroup.

Second step is going to Sharing and Security, in system properties, and sharing the files and folder that you want to transfer.

Once the folders are shared you will see in My computer (Computer on Vista) the folder shared from the other computer. Simply copy and paste the files.

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