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Windows 7: How to share files via LAN?

25 Mar 2010   #1
tgckpg

 
 
How to share files via LAN?

I just plug the computer each other.(I knew it's silly but a good try, isn't it?)

And got a "Unidentified Network"
And I tried everything that I could do in my experience.
I could only access the Public folder each other.

And I got a permission error on accessing other folders.
I tried to make 'Everyone' can have a 'Full control' to the folder.
But it seems the must be something missing.(I think that's because the 'Everone' means 'Everyone in this computer, not others)
Of course, that doesn't work.

So, please help??

And, no router, nor switch, etc...


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25 Mar 2010   #2
Desslok

Windows 7
 
 

Are you using a crossover cable?
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25 Mar 2010   #3
tgckpg

 
 

Yes
(Ethernet crossover cable?
Ethernet crossover cable - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)
Oh, and I'd heard that there had to change some settings.
Like IPs(I'd tried but not work)
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25 Mar 2010   #4
mckillwashere

Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008r2, Web Server 2008
 
 

Do you have network discovery turned on?
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25 Mar 2010   #5
tgckpg

 
 

Yes(I think I'd said I could access the Public folder each other...)
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25 Mar 2010   #6
mckillwashere

Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008r2, Web Server 2008
 
 

Have you shared the files you need to have shared?
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25 Mar 2010   #7
tgckpg

 
 

Yes, Everyone(Full control).
I could see the folder.
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25 Mar 2010   #8
mckillwashere

Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008r2, Web Server 2008
 
 

I must be missing something, what is the issue?
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25 Mar 2010   #9
underitall

Windows 7 ultimate
 
 

Your connection between the 2 are fine. If you are trying to share files located on your c:\ drive it gets a bit more "interesting" In order to share file between the two you will have to set permissions and security settings in the advanced sharing options to include "everyone". Creating a "share" in this manner will open those file everyone... not overly secure depending on router settings etc. Normally it's fine as that's pretty much how win98 and xp tended to do sharing.
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25 Mar 2010   #10
tgckpg

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mckillwashere View Post
I must be missing something, what is the issue?
What issue?
The version of Windows?
Version 6.1 Build 7600
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