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Data Transfer

by eastfort71 / December 15, 2004 1:55 AM PST

How to transfer data from one computer to another computer using net work cable (Category 5 wire cable). Both are running same version of windows O/S but not connected to network. Both are apart by 10 meters. Guess we can connect category cable 5 from one computer lan jack to another computer jack then
how to tranfer the data betwenn two computers

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Seems you have the right setup.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 15, 2004 2:09 AM PST
In reply to: Data Transfer

Share the drives and copy as you see fit.


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by eastfort71 / December 15, 2004 2:54 AM PST

I am not able to share the drives as I cannot see share the folder in properties. Can you please send step by step instruction how to tranfer data from folder A of Computer A to folder B of computer B. All I can do is to connect the two computers with a Catgory 5 wire directly (Lan Socket of Comp A to Lan socket of comp B)

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No step by step. Here's why.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 15, 2004 3:39 AM PST
In reply to: Details

I don't recall the OS being noted, plus you may have installed a firewall which always makes this fail.

The short guide is this.

1. Assign each PC an IP address on each NIC such as and the other PC

2. Share the directory of choice.

3. Use Windows "Find Computer" and put in the or 11 of the other machine.

If it fails then you likely have a firewall installed.


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Cross the cable
by Francisco / December 17, 2004 4:30 AM PST
In reply to: Data Transfer

First, you have to "cross" the cable between the computers (TX to RX) The pin needs to be as: 1-3, 2-6, 3-1, 4-4, 5-5, 6-2, 7-7, 8-8. If the cable is not cross, the computer never can be accesed.

If you have Windows ME, or XP, you can use network wizard for the configuration on the OS. Default, is the folder Sharing Files where you can transfer data from a PC to another one.


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