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2 Computers sharing files using the same router?
show user profile  Jock
If I am using the same router where my computer is wired to it and my wifes laptop is wireless, what exactly do I need to do to make it so she can see the files on my computer. I need her to access specific files and update them from time to time, but on her laptop as opposed to my computer.

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9/28/2011 1:12:31 PM (last edit: 9/28/2011 1:12:31 PM)
show user profile  Nik Clark
The firewall rules must allow it on both PC's.
You must have shared folders on the PC for the other one to see it.

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9/28/2011 1:15:43 PM (last edit: 9/28/2011 1:15:43 PM)
show user profile  Pil
You could install on both computers and it will keep a copy of the files online as well.
Its free, fast and it works....

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9/28/2011 1:26:41 PM (last edit: 9/28/2011 1:26:47 PM)
show user profile  Mr_Stabby
requirement 1: be on the same network - check
requirement 2: be on the same workgroup - you can see and change the workgroup name in computer -> properties
requirement 3: be on the same homegroup - one compute has to make the homegroup others have to join, you can find the homegroup page by typing homegroup into start menu
requirement 4: share a folder - rclick on folder, properties, sharing, advanced sharing, tick share, permissions, tick full control for everyone, ok, ok, ok

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9/28/2011 1:33:46 PM (last edit: 9/28/2011 1:33:46 PM)
show user profile  Jock
Excellent, cheers guys!!
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9/28/2011 2:30:53 PM (last edit: 9/28/2011 2:30:53 PM)
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