Currently no surprise presence of the house several computer devices - laptop, desktop, netbook.
Of course, it is more convenient when you do not have to run from a flash card from one device to another to rewrite the movie, pictures, music.
All this is much easier and more convenient to do with the home network.
You will need
- To create a network between the two devices is neededOnly special patch cable? Twisted Pair. If you want to combine multiple computer devices, you will also need a special device? a switch. He will be the center of your network, that all computers will connect to it to access other machines, but he? redirect their requests exactly where needed.
If your network is only two computers,connect the twisted pair of ethernet? ports (network card). If multiple devices, serially connect them all with ports Svicha. When you turn on a switch device should light bulbs, indicating that the connection is established.
After connecting the devices to conduct the necessaryconfigure the system so that all the computers see each other. Click Start? Settings - Control Panel? Network connections. A window will open, which will tag? Local Area Connection ?. Click on it right mouse button. Open the properties of the TCP / IP Internet protocol.
It is necessary to set the IP address and subnet mask. network mask will be the same for all of your devices 255.255.255.0. Assign the first computer enter 192.168.1.1, the second 192.168.1.2, and so on for all devices on the network.
To the computers see each other,check that all computers are in the same workgroup. To do this, right-click on the label? My Computer ?, select? Properties? and tab? Computer Name ?. Assign all devices homegroup Mshome.