Many times you might not be having a pen drive, a WIFI network or the file might be too huge to be transferred on WhatsApp. Well, you might not be aware that transferring data through USB or External HDD drains 50% of our valuable time in this process. Copying the file to an external media and then copy it to another computer is clearly quite tedious and thus a waste of time as well as energy. Using LAN cable you can share files easily between two computer.
Then you can use a LAN cable to share files even in your worst times. Well, though it’s a little time consuming and tedious process for first timers, once you learn it, it’s quite easy, and also saves your time accompanying fast data transfer.
Also, it has been tested to successfully work on Windows 7, 8 and 10. So, without any worries, stay tuned for a step-by-step guide for how to share files between two computers using just a LAN cable.
2.)Next, go to Control Panel> Network and the Internet> Network and Sharing Center> Advanced sharing settings.
NOTE: Make sure that you turn OFF the password protection which will make your job less tedious as you won’t have to type your password each time you try to access it from another computer and don’t forget to turn ON the network detection.
Well, also remember to turn ON the password protection after this work, as it can pose a significant security risk.
4.)You would see ivp4/TCP option there and you just need to select its properties.
5.)Now, you have to select Obtain an IP address automatically and Obtain DNS server address automatically option on both computers.
Basically, Hopefully, if everything falls in place, you would be able to see two computer’s names in the network settings.
1.)Now it’s time to share files and folders from one computer to the another through LAN.
2.)Select the folder, you want to share, and right click on it.
3.)Then from the drop-down menu, click on Share with>specific people.
4.)From the drop-down menu select Everyone> add > click share
5.) Then click on Security>Edit>Add>Everyone>OK.
Well in just three steps you can share files through one of the easiest methods available. Also, it becomes easier if you staying in a hostel, where usually the range is same.
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