PC-PC data transfer Tags: Laptops Windows 7 Ethernet Card Networking Last response: January 8, 2010 7:27 PM in Networking Share eeter January 8, 2010 4:29:22 AM I have two laptops running windows 7 and hardwired via CAT5e ethernet cable. I am transfering data between them Why am I getting only 20 Mbps transfer rate while I should be getting closer to 1000Mbps????? Wgere is the bottleneck?? Thanks More about : data transfer | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Anonymous Laptop Expert Windows 7 Expert January 8, 2010 7:46:03 AM Go to network connections and the NIC, Configure, Advanced and check the speed settings -- usually on Auto, try 100. Do this on both machines. Perhaps turn off anti-virus ? | Report abuse sturm January 8, 2010 3:29:43 PM If you want gig connections you need to set it at Auto. You can hard set it to 100 full as a test if you want. Also check in your router and see what they are connecting at. | Report abuse eeter January 8, 2010 7:27:54 PM it is already on auto on both. Could it be one of the the Hard drive s?? I suspect my Dell laptop HD I/O speed | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Networking>PC-PC data transfer> Related ressources: ForumSilversone Zeus 750 or PCP&C Silencer 750? ForumHow to connect via wire to transfer data ??//total noob// ForumBroken screen need to transfer data to another computer ForumI need some help from an expert on data transfer . ForumI want to use wifi on pc for data transfer without internet ForumHow do i transfer the data on my hdd to a new ssd ForumData transfer rate from SATA HDD in USB 2 docking station to USB 3 HDD ForumData transfer speed in Ubuntu - installed vs. LiveDVD Forum486 data transfer to modern platform ForumHow to transfer data from an external media player to a new hard drive ForumHow fast must a disk spin to transfer 2tb of data with 1024 track at 6gb per sec ForumTransfer data from raid 0 to raid 0 ForumWindows 7 data transfer ForumAbout transfer data ForumI have problem for data transfer one pc to another with a lan cable ForumHelp: Data transfer /storage device ForumBelkin transfer of data from windows 7 to windows xp ForumNot able to transfer data from a damaged hard drive ForumData transfer rate and memory storage for NAS ForumPulling DHCP from Cable Modem instead of wireless router More resources Read discussions in other Networking categories Routers Gateways VPN LAN WAN Firewalls Cisco Netgear !