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Windows 7: Linking Two Laptops

4 Weeks Ago   #11
samuria

win 8 32 bit
 
 

Another option if you have it is good old blutooth to transfer files


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4 Weeks Ago   #12
Paul Black

7 HP SP1 64-bit Vista HB SP2 32-bit Linux Mint 18.3
 
 

Hi strollin,

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Unless one of the laptops is an older model (~10 years old), crossover ethernet cables are no longer necessary. You can use any regular ethernet cable and the ethernet ports will automatically detect and link up the correct send/receive lines.
I thought that using a crossover ethernet cable was slighty more reliable with respect to potential data loss when connected!
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4 Weeks Ago   #13
LevelBest

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit (Service Pack 1)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by strollin View Post
Unless one or both of the laptops is an older model (~10 years old), crossover ethernet cables are no longer necessary. You can use any regular ethernet cable and the ethernet ports will automatically detect and link up the correct send/receive lines..
Thank you that sounds like what I'm looking for.
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