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Windows 7: Need Help Transferring Files Via Wifi

11 May 2009   #1

Windows 7077
 
 
Need Help Transferring Files Via Wifi

Hello every one...

i am a bit new bie in this matter...

i installed windows 7 7100 32bit on my desktop Pc and 7100 64bit on my laptop...

i have D-Link Wireless Router...

Now I have successfully connected laptop from desktop pc via wifi...

I have DSL internet connection on my Desktop PC... now i can connect to it via Wifi... on my laptop and i am able to use it !

Now the problem... i cannot transfer files from my desktop to PC...
in Other Words I Dont know how to do it so please some one help me guiding step by step with example on how to transfer files!!

i would be really thankful

thanks


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11 May 2009   #2

Win7 7201 x64
 
 

Have you set up a network to enable file sharing?
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11 May 2009   #3

Windows 7077
 
 

well mate.. like i said i am a bit new bie in this matter..

but as far as i know i can use internet via wifi... (router is attached to my desktop PC)

that means its well connected!!!

how ya setup a network to enable file sharing ?

thanks!
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11 May 2009   #4

Win7 7201 x64
 
 

To create a new homegroup go to your control panel > network and internet > Homegroup.
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11 May 2009   #5

Windows 7077
 
 

oh! yeah mate.. its already created.. and same is in my laptop....

now lemme explain a bit more...when i try to share something... nothing shows up.. except one folder "users"
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11 May 2009   #6

 

pick the folder you want to share, and right-click it. Click Sharing, it will walk you through sharing that folder out. (you must do this for each folder you want to share.)
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11 May 2009   #7

Windows 7077
 
 

after following whole steps what i see is shared folder of same machine.... in Network (from windows explorer) and it applies to both the machines laptop and desktop
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11 May 2009   #8

Windows 7
 
 

is your network connected this way?

Internet > Wifi router > PC A & PC B

Both PC A and PC B connected to the router?

it wasn't clear from your original description.

If they are, and you have successfully joined a homegroup on both PCs, on PC A, you should see PC B on the "homegroup" node in Windows Explorer, and vice versa. This allows you to copy stuff to/fro each PC.
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11 May 2009   #9

Windows 7077
 
 

jkkw mate

the network is like this :


DSL --->Wifi Router----> PC A And PC B (connected to router via wifi)


On PC B i can use internet via wifi (from DSL)

Now the problem is... if i can use internet from wifi in PC B that means its successfully connected!!!! BUT i cannot see PC B on the "homegroup" node in Windows Explorer, and vice versa.

i tried sharing folders, drives etc... in both PC's still no sucess

pls help thanks
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11 May 2009   #10

Windows 7
 
 

gulshan: did they successfully join the homegroup (ie. enter homegroup password on one PC, UI says successful join), but you cannot see the other PC in the homegroup node? did you run the troubleshooter? if you are in a homegroup, also check if the PC is actually sharing anything to the homegroup by looking at the homegroup control panel, and seeing if pictures/music/videos/documents/printers are checked.

What make/model router do you have, do you know if both Wifi and Wired are on the same IP range (subnet?)
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