How To Connect a Pc and Laptop using a LAN Cable...


Senior Member
Hi All
i just bought a Lan Cable to make a network between my desktop and laptop
so i can make a file transfer between them, and play games over lan

My Desktop has Windows 7 32x-Bit
My Laptop has Windows 7 64x-Bit

i plug it in both of them
and i putted these IPs:
via TCP/Ip v4


they identified each other

but my laptop give me a yellow "!" mark
and it can't access my desktop
and didn't have a internet too..

can anybody help me please ?

thanks in advance

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Extraordinary Member
sounds like you need a cross-over wire rather than regular wire, unless you have a switch-hub between them. In addition to this from the IP range you specified you are trying to create a internet share, you would need the another network device thats connected to desktop for the internet as well and check the IP range isnt already used.

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