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How to connect a laptop to a PC


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Now in the homes and apartments of many Russians can simultaneously use several computers.

To upload large files from a PC to a laptop or vice versa, it's best to combine your home computers into a network.

You will need

  • - A computer-
  • - a laptop-
  • - network cable.



Make sure that in your desktop computerThere is a network card. If you do not have a network card on the PC, purchase and install it. Connect one end of the network cable to the network card's connector, and the other end to the laptop's network adapter.


Click the two-monitor icon that appearsIn the lower right corner of the PC desktop. Select the TCPIP properties and, in the security section (Advanced tab), disable the firewall. In the "Authentication" box, clear the check mark. Refer to the "Internet Protocol Properties" section. Type in the IP address and set the subnet mask to Click on "Apply" and "OK".


Refer to the network connection settingsLaptop. Go to the settings of the Internet connection protocol in the laptop, disable the firewall and authentication. Enter the IP address and specify a subnet mask of Click the "Apply" button again and then click "OK".


Return to the PC. Restart the computer. Go to the "Start", click on the "Control Panel" and select "Network Setup Wizard" in the list that opens. Select "Other" in the "Connection Type" section. Then click on the line "This computer belongs to a network that does not have an Internet connection". Click the "Next" button, come up with and type the name under which the computer will be displayed on the network. Check the "Enable file and printer sharing" check box, click "Next" again. Restart your desktop computer.


Repeat on the laptop the order of actions,Set out in the fourth paragraph. Do not forget to restart the laptop, and then make any necessary changes in the "Network Setup Wizard". Reboot the laptop. Now your laptop is connected to a PC, and you can easily download large files or play with your households in computer games on your own local network.

How to connect a laptop to a PC Was last modified: May 23rd, 2017 By Tehneulr
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