Setting up home network for file transfer

By deanlaing12
Dec 27, 2009
  1. Main pc:

    windows 7 ultimate
    Broadband internet land line with wireless modem/router


    windows 7 home edition
    exelent internet connection with router/modem

    how do i set up network for filtransefer.
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,148   +597

    You're looking for Print/File Sharing for Vista systems.

    btw: As writtent, it appears BOTH systems have direct access to an ISP -- is this so?

    Normally we would create a connection to a single ISP like this and use a router to share it
    between systems:
    ISP .... Modem---Router ---(wired/wireless connections)--- multiple systems
  3. deanlaing12

    deanlaing12 TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 127

    It's setup like this:

    Main pc - wireless modem/router - internet
    laptop - wireless modem/router - internet

    with both these staying the same i also want:

    main pc - wireless mode/router - laptop

    I had it working for a day but when i tried next day i couldn't do it and i can't remember how i did it. It allowd me to wirelessly transefer music and files through the router/modem to my laptop from pc.

    How do i do it again?

    Is it a home group i need or a network? it's all confusing to me....
  4. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,148   +597

    do you have more than one router? this is a major decision point to solve your porblem.
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