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Windows 7: Connect Two Computers

28 Jul 2014   #1
Nishant Verma

Windows 7 x32, Windows Xp
Connect Two Computers

I am try two connect two computers via a crossover cable. But in some trouble.
One of my Computers has Windows 7 Operating System & the another has Windows Xp Operating System.
I just want to transfer Data fastly. But I can't afford a router or an ethernet hub. Please Help.

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28 Jul 2014   #2
Yard Dog

Win 7 Home Premium SP1 32 bit

Hello Nishant Verma , and welcome to SevenForums. This is the only thing I am aware of that works : Using ICS (Internet Connection Sharing) - Windows Help
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28 Jul 2014   #3

Win7 & Win8 64bit

Hi Nishant,

In addition, try this Tutorial on how to connect 2 computers thru a crossover cable then able to see/access their shared network resources (i.e. folders, printers if there are any).

An update will be appreciated.
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04 Aug 2014   #4
Nishant Verma

Windows 7 x32, Windows Xp

Dear Yard dog & 2xg I've tried these already.
I don't see any undefined network but something else
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04 Aug 2014   #5
Nishant Verma

Windows 7 x32, Windows Xp

Do I need any Drivers to be installed.
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04 Aug 2014   #6

windows 7 ultimate x64

Can you get your hands on a flash drive?
or can you burn the files to a cd / dvd?

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05 Aug 2014   #7
Nishant Verma

Windows 7 x32, Windows Xp

yes of course
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