wireless and hardline networking help

jsino10

OSNN One Post Wonder
Joined
14 Jan 2006
Messages
1
I have a router in my basement coming into a second wireless router then into my desktop computer. I then have a laptop that uses the wireless router.


I need to know how to network the desktop into my laptop for file sharing.
I am just a learning computers and am wondering how i would netowrk these to computers. I have tired to use the wizards in XP and am not getting anywhere.

The more directions the better :)
THANKS
 

XeoNoX

OSNN Senior Addict
Joined
3 Dec 2001
Messages
271
first of all you should probably use just the wireless router instead of having 2 routers, that will make things less complicated. Then make sure all the computers can access the internet.

once you do all that all you have to do is go to the computer that you want to share the folder to and then RIGHT click on the folder you want to share, then go to PROPERTIES, then the SHARE tabe, then click allow sharing, then from the same computer go to the START MENU-RUN- then type "cmd" without the quotes, then at the command prompt type "ipconfig" it will give you some numbers, just look for the one that says IP ADDRESS (it should start with 10 or 192 normally followed by other numbers) once you get that number right it down.

Now go to a different computer on the network and go to START-RUN- and then type "//x.x.x.x" supstitue x for the i[ number you wrote down.

example would be typing the following in RUN:

//192.168.0.2

after doing that you should see a window pop up with the folder you shared. Its that easy.
 

Members online

No members online now.

Latest profile posts

Electronic Punk wrote on Sazar's profile.
Rest in peace my friend, been trying to find you and finally did in the worst way imaginable.
Terrahertz wrote on Electronic Punk's profile.
Yo fellas!
Electronic Punk wrote on Sazar's profile.
Where are you buddy?
Perris Calderon wrote on Electronic Punk's profile.
Hey EP! All good with me, applying for Microsoft MVP right now, should have done this a while ago.

Notifications don't work, I only found your response by coming back to hunt up some threads, if you want, give me your email address so we can keep in touch easier!
Perris Calderon wrote on Electronic Punk's profile.
EP, glad to see you come back and tidy up...did want to ask a one day favor, I want to enhance my resume , was hoping you could make me administrator for a day, if so, take me right off since I won't be here to do anything, and don't know the slightest about the board, but it would be nice putting "served administrator osnn", if can do, THANKS

Been running around Quora lately, luv it there!

Forum statistics

Threads
61,997
Messages
673,411
Members
5,590
Latest member
AntonioPR