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: ForumFile /resource sharing problem over existing wireless network ForumFile /resource sharing problem over existing wireless network ForumProblem Networking XP Pro for file /printer sharing thru WRT54G Router ForumProblem Networking XP Pro for file /printer sharing thru WRT54G Router ForumHow to share files over a wireless network? ForumFile Sharing over Wireless? Forumsharing a printer over a network ForumSharing router with strangers ForumSharing internet connection over two computers using router ForumHow to set up online file sharing server ForumSharing files over the internet (Web Sharing ) question Forum2 PC's connected wirelessly to router . Using Ethernet to share files ? ForumHow to setup a 1GB Gigabyte Network ForumWould getting a netgear switch help my internet speeds? ForumWireless Router to Wired Router... ForumWhere is the WEP located on my router ForumI have 3 computers on a LAN using an ADSL gateway. How to I connect my DSL route ForumRemoving speed throttle from a router Forum[Solved] Problem with Linksys Router Forum1 router 2 nic More resources Read discussions in other Networking categories Routers Gateways VPN LAN WAN Firewalls Cisco Netgear !