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How to connect pc to pc via lan cable in windows 7

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a b $ Windows 7
July 17, 2011 7:31:33 AM

how to connect pc to pc via lan cable in windows 7. i connect cross cable between two pc but i can't connect them what can i do now???
a b $ Windows 7
July 17, 2011 9:25:00 AM


Hello and welcome to Tom's Hardware Forums.

What you're looking for is an ad hoc network and in Windows 7>Control Panel>Network and Sharing Centre, you should be able to click on Create a new Network and then on Ad Hoc Network then Next, name the network, Next again and it should all be set up - possibly after the next restart.

Which type of cable are you using?


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a b $ Windows 7
July 17, 2011 9:26:20 AM


I should have added that all the above is subject to having allowed file and printer sharing and, preferably, no passwords needed - also in the Network and Sharing Centre. Then right click folders to allow the share.


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