Files From Desktop to Laptop

By FameCity23
Jul 25, 2006
  1. I am semi computer literate and just bought a toshiba qosmio G35 and i would like to get all of my old files from my desktop to it...could someone please give me detailed instructions on how to do this...i have searched and searched but found nothing so this is a last resort...some PLEASE help...
  2. hynesy

    hynesy TS Maniac Posts: 389

    Hi FameCity23,
    First of all, does either or both your desktop or laptop have LAN capabilities?
    If so, i is then a very simple process
  3. FameCity23

    FameCity23 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    yes they both do...i've had them hooked up with a cable to the modems but i just dont know how to access the hard drive or connect them
  4. hynesy

    hynesy TS Maniac Posts: 389

    go to My Computer on the laptop, right click on the drive with the files you want on it. In properties click the tab titled Sharing. half way down, you'll see
    Share this Folder on the Network. Click the box so there is a tick in it, just under that you'll see a Allow Network Users to Change My Files, click that so there is a tick in that too. Now repeat this step for you're desktop. Network places for the hard drives should automatically be created after doing this, provided that both laptop and the desktop are on the smae network.
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