Insert one end of the USB bridge cable into a USB slot on one computer, and the other end of the bridge into the second computer, do not use a USB hub. Install the driver software for the USB bridge cable, you may be able to download it from the cable manufacturer. You can choose to install the USB bridge cable either as a link adapter or a network adapter. If you install it as a link adapter, you will only be able to transfer files back and forth. If you install it as a network adapter, you will have full network functionality. After completing the software installation your two computers should now be connected.