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 Sharing files over home network with windows 8...?!?! Forum Recommendations for a portable wireless hub/router with file sharing Forum Sharing files over Internet Forum Sharing files between desktop and laptop using a router Forum Sharing files over internet with friends Forum Sharing files over wireless networking issues Forum Sharing files/printer through router + switch Forum Sharing files over the internet (Web Sharing) question Forum Share Windows Files Through Wireless Router Forum SolvedHome network with 2 routers, sharing files Forum how to make a WIFI Share over another router beside the one that is connected to the phone line Forum can u use files sharing programs with a broadband router m.. Forum SolvedFiles Sharing / Home Network help pls Forum Help choosing a new ADSL2+ wireless modem/router for P2P gaming & LOTS of home media sharing Forum File sharing through wireless router 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 More resources Read discussions in other Networking categories Routers Gateways VPN LAN WAN Firewalls Cisco Netgear !