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Enabling File sharing between two laptops having different version of Windows

Discussion in 'Networking' started by j.gohel, Apr 23, 2009.

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  1. j.gohel

    j.gohel Thread Starter

    Apr 23, 2009

    I have following 2 laptops with the mentioned details.

    Notebook 1:-
    (HP Pavilion dv2000)
    OS: Windows XP professional Version 2002 Service pack 2
    Local Area Connection Device Name: Intel(R) PRO/100 VE Network Connection

    Notebook 2:-
    (HP Pavilion tx2000)
    OS: Windows Vista Home Premium
    Local Area Connection Device Name: NVIDIA nForce Networking Controller

    I don't have any kind of internet connectivity.
    My only purpose is to share my files in both of these notebooks between each other.
    How can I achieve this? I tried googling this but could not found anything desired.

    I am totally novice to networking.So if possible provide me some detailed steps to set up the desired networking and what all will be required to set up the same.

    Also when I execute "ipconfig" command on any of the above mentioned machines I get the message "media disconnected".Can anybody explain me the reason behind this?

    Thanks in advance.

  2. dlsayremn


    Feb 9, 2008
    "Media disconnected" means your either network interface devices are turned off or if on, nothing is plugged into the ethernet port and/or your wireless card is not connected to a network.
  3. TerryNet

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    Mar 23, 2005
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