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Windows 7: connecting 2 computers online with win7

18 Dec 2011   #1

connecting 2 computers online with win7

hi all i maybe someone can help me, i am trying connect my second computer from my host pc, there both running windows 7, there both connected to a wired Rj5 cable no router, now the thing is i don't want to be connected trough home group Ive found its to slow to transfer files and takes up more processes etc, all i want is the second computer to connect online from the host computer, and last with windows xp i had no problems connecting both machine but now since ive put windows 7 on both its been a nightmare to network them, to much for Microsoft making there newer os simple, but yea i would greatly appreciate it if someone could help me out thanks

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19 Dec 2011   #2

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit

Hello canada,

Read up on this to tell you about setting up a home network: Start here to set up a home network in Windows 7

To set up a share between computers, here is a link to a how-to: If you don't see your answer, keep scrolling down, there is a lot more info at the bottom.
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19 Dec 2011   #3

Windows 10 Pro X64

Take the easy way and buy a router.
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