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Windows 7: Help regarding connecting Laptop TO Desktop using LAN CABLE

01 May 2012   #1
nkam

Windows 7 64 Bit
 
 
Help regarding connecting Laptop TO Desktop using LAN CABLE

Hello friends I am new on this forum
I just bought a laptop and I was trying to connect it to my desktop by using LAN CABLE for data transfer.
I have tried everything my way but it is not working

Control Panel\Network and Internet\Network Connections -> Local Area Connection -> Properties -> Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) -> Properties

I set my computer's ID to 192.168.1.2
Subnet Mask : 255.255.255.0
GateWay : 192.268.1.1

I set my Laptop's ID to 192.168.1.2
Subnet Mask : 255.255.255.0
GateWay : 192.268.1.1


What more I need to do to connect them?
Please help me as soon as possible.

Thank you in advance.


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01 May 2012   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

If the cable isnt going through a router or switch it needs to be a "null" cable, also called a crossover. A regular cable wont work.
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01 May 2012   #3
nkam

Windows 7 64 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
If the cable isnt going through a router or switch it needs to be a "null" cable, also called a crossover. A regular cable wont work.

No sir I am connecting it directly to both the devices.
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01 May 2012   #4
sk0t0s

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

This should Help you.
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01 May 2012   #5
ibshaw

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Please go with what zigzag has said and use a crossover cable and not a standard one and these are usually marked as such. The way to tell is look at the colours and placing of the wires into each end if they look the same it is not a crossover cable.

Also, for peer to peer connection, IP adresses need to be different for them to "see" each other.

Hope this helps.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 May 2012   #6
nkam

Windows 7 64 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ibshaw View Post
Please go with what zigzag has said and use a crossover cable and not a standard one and these are usually marked as such. The way to tell is look at the colours and placing of the wires into each end if they look the same it is not a crossover cable.

Also, for peer to peer connection, IP adresses need to be different for them to "see" each other.

Hope this helps.

Sir I have tried it with my friends laptop and it worked finely with the same cable but I am missing some settings I think so
Please guide me what more it needs to do
My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 May 2012   #7
sk0t0s

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by nkam View Post
Sir I have tried it with my friends laptop and it worked finely with the same cable but I am missing some settings I think so
Please guide me what more it needs to do
you mentioned "same cable" which means the standard cable right? you should use what zigzag3143 suggested, a crossover cable would fix your problem.

Please click HERE for step by step on how to make crossover cable
My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 May 2012   #8
ibshaw

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

I set my computer's ID to 192.168.1.2
Subnet Mask : 255.255.255.0
GateWay : 192.268.1.1

I set my Laptop's ID to 192.168.1.2

Subnet Mask : 255.255.255.0
GateWay : 192.268.1.1


For you to be able to transfer data from one PC to another the IP addresses must be different - if you have them as stated above, it will not work.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 May 2012   #9
nkam

Windows 7 64 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by timbog View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by nkam View Post
Sir I have tried it with my friends laptop and it worked finely with the same cable but I am missing some settings I think so
Please guide me what more it needs to do
you mentioned "same cable" which means the standard cable right? you should use what zigzag3143 suggested, a crossover cable would fix your problem.

Please click HERE for step by step on how to make crossover cable

Oh thanks for pictorial answer but I am using Crossover Cable only
My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 May 2012   #10
nkam

Windows 7 64 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ibshaw View Post
I set my computer's ID to 192.168.1.2
Subnet Mask : 255.255.255.0
GateWay : 192.268.1.1

I set my Laptop's ID to 192.168.1.2

Subnet Mask : 255.255.255.0
GateWay : 192.268.1.1


For you to be able to transfer data from one PC to another the IP addresses must be different - if you have them as stated above, it will not work.

I am sorry I set laptop's IP to 192.168.1.3
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