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Windows 7: File sharing between Windows 7 and 8

10 Aug 2013   #1
iRazer

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
 
 
File sharing between Windows 7 and 8

How about on Windows 7 to 8 ( Windows 8 to windows 7 ) How?


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10 Aug 2013   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Douglas,

You could share files between Windows 7 and 8 the same way between other Windows 7 PCs.

The easiest way would be to create a homegroup on one PC, then have the other PC join the homegroup.
Homegroup - Create in Windows 8

Homegroup - Join in Windows 8

Homegroup - Create

Homegroup - Add Computer or Join
In addition, you could set files/folders to be shared with the homegroup to be able to share with all or specific PCs on the homegroup.
File Sharing - "Share with" & "Stop Sharing" in Windows 8
Hope this helps,
Shawn
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10 Aug 2013   #3
iRazer

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
 
 

This can be done only if I have internet?
I have internet on my laptop only but on my Desktop (Widnows 7 Ultimate) No
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10 Aug 2013   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You don't have to have an "internet" connection, but they both will need to be connected to your network. For example, both connected wirelessly or cable (Ethernet) to the same router, or both connected directly using an Ethernet (LAN) cable.
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10 Aug 2013   #5
iRazer

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
 
 

But I don't have a Router, I only have Ethernet Cable but it's working when we play Games (LAN Games).
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10 Aug 2013   #6
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

That's fine. You'll be able to share files via the Ethernet cable as long as it's connected and the files are set to be allowed to be shared as above.
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10 Aug 2013   #7
iRazer

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
 
 

Oh Okay Thanks for the help, Hope it will work
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10 Aug 2013   #8
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're welcome. Please let us know how it went.
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