Help sharing files over a router Tags: LAN Laptops Desktops Networking Last response: January 24, 2011 10:53 PM in Networking Share sagooding January 24, 2011 9:20:40 PM I have an 12gb file on my desktop running windows xp. I desperately need this file on my laptop running windows 7 home 64 bit I have a router. The setup is as follows: 1) the Ethernet cable from the modem is connected to the internet port in it. 2) The laptop and desktop are connected to the modem via an ethernet cable. How do i get the 12 gb file from the desktop running windows xp to the laptop running windows 7. Please can someone help me. I appreciate all answers. Thank you My regards, Sagooding. More about : sharing files router Emerald a b D Laptop January 24, 2011 10:53:42 PM Have you shared the folder that contains the file? You might have to disable the firewall temporarily on the pc that has the file. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Sharing 3G over router? Forum Sharing internet connection over two computers using router Forum Does a wireless AP handle file sharing iteslf, or go through the main router? Forum Recommendations for a portable wireless hub/router with file sharing Forum Sharing files over home network with windows 8...?!?! Forum Sharing files between desktop and laptop using a router Forum Sharing files over Internet Forum Sharing files over internet with friends Forum Sharing files over wireless networking issues Forum Sharing files/printer through router + switch Forum how to make a WIFI Share over another router beside the one that is connected to the phone line Forum SolvedHome network with 2 routers, sharing files Forum Sharing files over the internet (Web Sharing) question Forum SolvedFiles Sharing / Home Network help pls Forum can u use files sharing programs with a broadband router m.. Forum Help choosing a new ADSL2+ wireless modem/router for P2P gaming & LOTS of home media sharing Forum SolvedFile Share wireless laptop to ATT modem/router and XP Hardwired computer Forum Solved2 routers back to back with devices on each - file sharing for all? Forum File sharing through wireless router Forum work computer w/Windows Vista connects to my home router via VPN. It wont see any of my shared files. Why? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Networking categories Routers Gateways VPN LAN WAN Firewalls Cisco Netgear !