How to Connect Two Computers Using LAN Cable

Did you want to know how to connect two computers using a LAN cable?

How to Connect Two Computers Using LAN Cable

 

Sometimes we need to share files or folders with another computer or laptop. 

 

To share files or folders then.

 

 We need the Internet to upload files in the cloud services like google drive, dropbox, etc.

 

Well, In this blog post, you will get all your answers. If you have any Windows XP / 7 / 8 / 10 / 11 OS.

 

If you are a computer user, you must know these shortcut tricks.

 

So let’s get started.

 

First, you need to connect a LAN cable between two computers or laptops.

 

Open Control Panel in Windows OS

 

To start connecting with two computers, then follow these steps:-

 

Settings for PC 1

 

  • Click the start menu by clicking Windows Logo
  • Go to Control Panel
  • Click on Network and Sharing Center
  • Click on all Networks
  • Check the turn on sharing feature
  • Uncheck the sharing options
  • Click on save changes
  • Click on the ethernet logo and then go to properties.
  • Double click on the Internet protocol version
  • Check the use the following IP Address
  • Enter the 192. 168. 1. 1
  • Click on subnet
  • Enter the default gateway – 192. 168. 1. 2
  • Enter the preferred DNS server – 8 . 8 . 8 . 8
  • Click the Ok button.

 

So, these are the following steps for Computer 1 settings.

 

How to Connect Two Computers Using LAN Cable

Now follow these same settings for Computer 2 

 

But, there are a few settings you need to change.

 

  • Click the start menu by clicking Windows Logo
  • Go to Control Panel
  • Click on Network and Sharing Center
  • Click on all Networks
  • Check the turn on sharing feature
  • Uncheck the sharing options
  • Click on save changes
  • Click on the ethernet logo and then go to properties.
  • Double click on the Internet protocol version
  • Check the use the following IP Address
  • Enter the 192. 168. 1. 2
  • Click on subnet
  • Enter the default gateway – 192. 168. 1. 1
  • Enter the preferred DNS server – 8 . 8 . 8 . 8
  • Click the Ok button.

 

Note:- In computer one, you need to enter the ‘1’ digit at the last IP Address and, In default gateway, enter ‘2’ and the same way In computer two, you need to enter the ‘2’ digit at the last IP Address and, In default gateway, enter 1.

 

Conclusion

 

So, that’s it in this post, where we covered how to connect two computers using a LAN cable. 

 

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