Windows 10: Network a wndows 7 desktop with a windows 10 laptop
Network a wndows 7 desktop with a windows 10 laptop
New to this stuff... Can someone detail what has to be done to each PC step by step so that I can share files, printer etc between the systems? The desktop has a wired connection to the router and the laptop is using wifi. Desktop is windows 7 home.
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I'm not sure that there is a tutorial specifically for this in this forum but there is one in the EightForums which will show you the basics as it hasn't really changed.
File and Printer Sharing on Network - Turn On or Off in Windows 8
thanks but that stuff is way to complex for me and it refers to windows 8 not 7 and 10
Retired from the grind
It is not that complex. Sharing folders or Libraries is just a couple of clicks. 7,8,10 work somewhat fine with Homegroups. Regular File Sharing is a lot easier to do, since it is just Right click on the folder you want, or just allow sharing from the Public folders only.
If you are planning on streaming music and videos, get a NAS.
There is a tutoral on this issue, but it doesn't solve the central problem, which is, where is the folder? I mean, which drive is it on?
The image shown in the tutoral gives the file path as beginning with "This PC". But WHERE on this PC?
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