Connect Two Computers Together with an Ethernet Cable
If you lack access to a network, and need to transfer files or establish a connection between two computers, you can connect the computers to one another using a crossover Ethernet cable. After connecting your computers together with an Ethernet cable, you will be required to modify the network settings on one of the computers to establish the cable connection. You will then have the ability to transfer or share files, and play network games between both computers. Follow these steps to connect your computers…..
Step no. 1:
Verify that you have a crossover Ethernet cable & Plug each end of the Ethernet cable into an Ethernet network port on each computer to connect the computers together with the cable : A crossover Ethernet cable is required to connect computers with Windows OS; whereas a standard Ethernet cable will only establish a connection between a computer and router.
• Basically, there are a few different types of crossover cables, but it’s best to get the standard crossover cable where the green and orange pairs are swapped and the brown and blue pairs stay in the same position.
• The only pins that need to be crossed are 1,3 and 2,6. So just check your cable on both end and make sure it matches the diagram.
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Step no. 2:
For windows 10 click the search bar and search “Control Panel” and Open control panel. For earlier windows click “start” menu and click “Control Panel” Then the control panel window will open.
Step no. 3:
Into Control panel window Click “Network And Internet” Or type “network” into the search box provided to you within Control Panel and click “Network and Shearing center”
Step No. 4:
Into Network and Shearing center click “ Change Advance Sharing setting” There will open the setting window. And Click on the message that prompts you to change the network discovery and file sharing settings, then click on the option that reads, “Turn on network discovery and file sharing. ”
Step No. 5:
Type the administrator password for the computer if prompted to do so, then press “Enter” on your keyboard. Both of your computers will now be visible in the Network window, and you will have the ability to share files and other resources.
Bonus: You can also share your data or play games by using this system within Same WIFI router.
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