Monday, April 19

How to connect two computers using ethernet cable

One of most basic ways to share files and other resources with another computer in your office is via a direct cable connection. Connecting two computers together makes it easier to share files between them and also edit the files if necessary.

Note:You will need to provide a good and working Ethernet cable. Also check if the two selected computers supports Ethernet cable.

Follow the steps below to connect two computers using an Ethernet cable.

  1. Plug one end of the cable into the Ethernet port on the first computer.
  2. Plug the other end into the secondĀ  computer.
  3. Log into one of the computersĀ  and open Control Panel.
  4. Click Network and Internet option from the Control Panel.
  5. Select Network and Sharing Centre.
  6. Click on Change advanced sharing settings on the top-left part of the screen
  7. Click on Turn on file and printer sharing optionĀ  below the File and Printer sharing.
  8. Click on Save Changes.


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