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Windows 7: How to share files via Ethernet Cable?

10 Aug 2013   #1
iRazer

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
 
 
How to share files via Ethernet Cable?

I have Laptop and Desktop (windows 7 ultimate)
I use it to play games, But I wanna transfer my Games (files) to my new laptop using Ethernet Cable or Crossover cable. I lost my 16 gb USB so I just transfer via Ethernet Cable but How?
Please help me.


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10 Aug 2013   #2
richnrockville

Windows 7 Pro x64 SP1
 
 

Razer, Are both computers connected to a router or switch?
If so, then you can turn on sharing and using the same userid, you can map a drive on one computer
to another and then just copy the files, Of course if there are hidden files then you have to have all that
turned on in control panel. Folder Options.

Can you see the other computer on your network? also are they both on the same network,

Rich
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10 Aug 2013   #3
iRazer

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
 
 

This is the Picture of my Ethernet Cable. I use that to play games with my laptop


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10 Aug 2013   #4
richnrockville

Windows 7 Pro x64 SP1
 
 

Razer, takes more than a cable to exchange files. Are both computers connected to the same router? and what is the ip and domain/workgroup settings, they have to be the same workgroup/domain.

Rich
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10 Aug 2013   #5
iRazer

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
 
 

I don't have Router. and It's on the same Workgroup
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10 Aug 2013   #6
richnrockville

Windows 7 Pro x64 SP1
 
 

Where do you get your IP for your machines? Has to be something handing out IP's via dhcp.

Rich
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10 Aug 2013   #7
richnrockville

Windows 7 Pro x64 SP1
 
 

Also, what are the ip's for each machine? ipconfig will tell you.

Rich
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10 Aug 2013   #8
iRazer

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
 
 

we don't have the same ip, My IP is : 192.168.0.10 but on my laptop is 192.168.0.20
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10 Aug 2013   #9
Shadowjk

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 ; Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard
 
 

If those are the specified IP addresses then that's fine. Normally if your machine cannot get a request from a DHCP server (Router) it will generate an autoconfiguration 169.254.xxx.xxx for local communication.

If you are connecting directly to each machine then you need a crossover cable for communication to function.

Once that is done then you can create a shared folder and transfer files and folders to it

File Sharing - Between XP and W7 (and vice versa) - This should help show you how to share a file or folder.

Note   Note
When accessing the share make sure to use the IP address instead of the computer name since you will not have a DNS server.

For example:

\\192.168.0.20\{share}



information   Information
For those wishing to understand about autoconfiguration - IP Address - Enable Alternate Configuration


Hope This Helps,
Josh
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10 Aug 2013   #10
iRazer

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
 
 

not Windows XP, Windows 7 and Windows 8
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