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Share Data Between Two Computers Using LAN Cable.

Sometimes, we need to share huge amount of data from one computer to another, normally we use pendrives to do the same, it takes more time because first you've to copy the data into the pendrive then pendrive to the other computer.

But there is another method to do this fast that is sharing data between two computers using LAN or ethernet cable.


Follow the steps carefully ::

1. Connect the LAN cable or ethernet cable on both the computers.

2. Now go to "Control Panel>Network and Internet>Network and Sharing Center>Change advanced sharing settings"

3. Click on "Public" tab and below you'll find "Password Protected Sharing"

4. Turn off password protected sharing and save changes

5. Press the button and click on "Local Area Coonection" and a pop-up windows will open.

6. Now click on "Properties" and a pop-up windows will open.

7. Double click on "Internet Protocol" and click on "Use the following IP address"

8. Enter the details as below.........
    IP address - 192.168.1.1
   Subnet mask - 255.255.255.0
   Default gateway - 192.168.1.2

9. Save the settings

10. Follow the steps 2 - 7 as mentioned above on the other computer.

11. Enter the details as below.........
    IP address - 192.168.1.2
   Subnet mask - 255.255.255.0
   Default gateway - 192.168.1.1

12. Go to the computer in which you want receive files and open "My Computer" and click on "Network"

13. Turn on "network discovery and file sharing" and you'll be able see the other computer, open it you'll see the folders that are shared, just drag the files to your computer.

14. Keep in mind, the folders that you want copy on other computer must be shared.

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