Connecting by ethernet cable

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aadi - Oct 16, 2009 at 09:06 AM
dawooddoe Posts 404 Registration date Saturday February 21, 2009 Status Member Last seen November 12, 2010 - Oct 16, 2009 at 08:58 PM
Hello,
actually..i connected my LAPTOP (vista OS) with my PC(xp os)....by a Ethernet Cable...and...wrote....in my PC in RUN --""\\laptop's computer name""". but it showed....network path not found and
same in my laptop I tried in RUN ""\\ computer's computer name""...It showed windows connection error
even i am not sure that it actually connected or not please....some1 reply me describing the whole process please its urgent

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dancedhall Posts 3058 Registration date Wednesday May 13, 2009 Status Member Last seen March 12, 2010 657
Oct 16, 2009 at 09:49 AM
hi there,

it will never connect like this

you must use a cross cable and not straight one

Thanks
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dawooddoe Posts 404 Registration date Saturday February 21, 2009 Status Member Last seen November 12, 2010 108
Oct 16, 2009 at 08:58 PM
Take a look on this connecting two PCs directly by using crossover cable article, and you should be able to ping other PC if you've configured them correctly. Not difficult, pretty simple configuration.
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