How to Transfer Data between two laptops using LAN Cable

can someone help me with the steps to connect a windows 8 64bit laptop and a windows 7 32bit laptop via a ethernet cable and how can i transfer files ??
 

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Last updated September 7, 2019 Views 459,955 Applies to:
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Hi friends i tried with the below procedure and it worked .. so am posting this for future reference..:)

1.  Insert IP address in both computer . 

  •  Open control panel window.
  •  Choose Network and Sharing Center button.
  • Then you find a pop up box of Network and Sharing Center.  Here, click on Change adapter setting.

  • In Network Connections Pop –up Window, right click on correctly installed LAN Card hardware adapter in your computer and select its properties.

  • Then Local Area Connection (LAN) properties window is appearing. Choose Internet protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) button and click on properties option.

  • Now enter IP (Internet protocol) address in both computers manually according to below and select OK Option.

First computer (computer name – NAVIN – PC) 

Enter IP Address: – 192.168.0.1

Enter Subnet mask: – 255.255.255.0

Second computer (computer name- ABHISHEK – PC)

Enter IP Address: – 192.168.0.2

Enter Subnet mask: – 255.255.255.0

  • After inserting IP address in both computer properly, restart it.
  • when computer will load windows 7,  click on start search box and type network. click on this link.
  • In network tab, you find all connected computers in networking under similar workgroup.

How to share computer drives to transfer files over network ? 

When both computers are showing in network tab and want to share computer drives

  •  At first, open computer explorer window of the first computer, press right click on opted drive partition which we want to share with another computer over network.
  • From drop down menu list, choose share with option.
  • Now select Advance Sharing button.

  • A new tab of opted drive properties is appearing. click on Advance Sharing option.
  •  check this box –  share this folder option and now click on ok button.

Now we have done drive sharing in LAN networking successfully.

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