How To Connect Two PC and Transfer Data Using LAN Cable and Wi-Fi.

If you don’t have any way to transfer data between two PCs and don’t have enough budget to buy a USB on the Spot, or you are really far from the other Computer or you just don’t want to move yourself a lot, then follow the rest of the guide to learn how to transfer data between Two or more PCs using LAN Cable Or Wi-Fi. LAN Cable is a lot cheaper and transmit data way faster than a regular USB and you don’t have to move from one computer to another in order to give and receive the USB. You can even play games using LAN cable. Continue reading the Tutorial to find out how to connect Two PCs running Windows 7, Windows Vista or Macintosh OS.

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1. Windows 7 and Windows Vista:

First of all, Verify that the Cable is Cross Over. Hold both the ends of cable in the same manner. Examine the Color Pattern of both cables, if they are same then your cable is a normal one, it can only be used to connect a PC and a Router. If they don’t matchup and reflecting the pattern, then it is a Cross-Over Cable, it can be used to connect Two PCs.

  1. Plug One end in One PC, while the other end in the Other PC.
  2. Go to Start Menu and Select Control Panel.
  3. Type Network in the Search bar and press enter.
  4. Select Network and Sharing Center from the Options.
  5. Select and Open the icon labeled as UnIdentified Network from the Network Map.
  6. Click on the message prompting you as Change the settings of network discovery and file sharing, then click on “Turn on network discovery and file sharing“.
  7. Type the Admin Password, if you are asked to and press Enter.
  8. Both the Computers are now visible in Network and Sharing Center Window, you will have the Ability to Share data between them.

2. Macintosh (Mac) OS X

  1. Plug Each End of a Standard LAN Cable to the Ethernet Port of both Computers.
  2. Go to One of the Computers and Open Apple Menu.
  3. Select System Preferences then Select Sharing.
  4. Note down the Name of PC in Sharing Menu.
  5. Go to other Computer and open Finder.
  6. Select Go and Click on Connect to Server in Finder.
  7. Click on Browse and double click the name of other Computer that displays in the Window.
  8. Type the Admin Password, if you are asked to and press Enter.
  9. Both the Computers are now connected and you will have the Ability to Share data between them.

3. Using Wi-Fi.

  1. Make sure that both PCs are connected to the same Wi-Fi Network.
  2. Go to Start Menu and Select Control Panel.
  3. Type Network in the Search bar and press enter.
  4. Select Network and Sharing Center from the Options.
  5. Select and Open the icon labeled as UnIdentified Network from the Network Map.
  6. Click on the message prompting you as Change the settings of network discovery and file sharing, then click on “Turn on network discovery and file sharing“.
  7. Type the Admin Password, if you are asked to and press Enter.
  8. Both the Computers are now visible in Network and Sharing Center Window, you will have the Ability to Share data between them.

 

4.From/To Android To/Form PC.

  1. Make sure that PC and Android device, both are connected to the same Network.
  2. Go to Play Store and Download or Buy Wi-Fi File Transfer. Free version can upload file up-to 4MB in size and Pro version has no limit.
  3. Once installed, open it and Start the Transfer.
  4. You will be given a Specific URL, i.e 192.168.6.0:1234.
  5. Write this URL in your PC Browser.
  6. You device data will be displayed in front of you.
  7. Open any folder and download what you want and Click on Upload to upload files with High speed.

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