How to set up lan with desktop wired to router and laptop wireless Tags: LAN Wireless Laptops LAN Desktops Networking Last response: June 26, 2010 10:07 PM in Networking Share Anonymous a b F Wireless a b D Laptop June 26, 2010 8:37:12 PM I have a desktop running Windows Vista and a wireless laptop running Windows 7. I have them connected to a Linksys E3000 wireless router. How do I precede to setup a LAN? Does my LAN have to be either all wired or all wireless to work? More about : set lan desktop wired router laptop wireless Anonymous a b F Wireless a b D Laptop June 26, 2010 10:07:20 PM It can be both wired and wireless. Presumably you have internet access but you want to share files between the two computers. Start by turning off firewall on both machines temporarily. Make a written note of the Computers' names -- Go Control Panel, System, Computer Name Enable file sharing on selected folders on each machine. Go to Network Wizard and follow the prompts. Go to My Network Places and select Add Network Place Be patient. Add Network Place is a bit flaky in my experience but it gets there eventually. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedHow to set up a wired LAN connection between my laptop and PC solution How to set up laptop through fixed router with desktop already connected Forum Solvedhow to get wired connection in my room,my router is set up in basement? solution How do you hook up a desktop and laptop with wireless router. Forum Set up wireless router to work with wired router solution Are wired LAN ports on a wireless router secure?If not, how to secure? Forum SolvedHow-To: Saving router's wireless network settings from wired computer to USB Flash drive, but wireless router has no USB. solution SolvedHow to set up wireless and keep hard-wired connection d/l speed Forum 2 Router Set Up - 1 Wired, 1 Wireless Forum SolvedHow can i set up a lan with out a router/server Forum Setting up both a wired LAN and a wireless internet connectino Forum Solvedmy dad and i are setting up a LAN party through our router... how do we do this for the two of us solution Solvedhow to set up wireless router without plug in the wall solution SolvedCan I wire LAN ports of 2 wireless routers using existing wired network? solution how do I set up my desktop to receive a wireless signal from my camera phone? solution How to set up a belkin network with wired and wireless computers running windows Forum I have brought a new D-Link DIR-600L Wireless N150 Cloud Router , i dont know how to set up. Please help. solution How 2set up the lan for need for speed underground 2 without a router Forum SolvedDesktop PC shows both Wireless and Wired LAN connections, but which one is it running on? solution How do I set up Netgear Wireless Router solution More resources Read discussions in other Networking categories Routers Gateways VPN LAN WAN Firewalls Cisco Netgear !