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How to connect two PCs via cable from Lan card?

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How to connect two notebook PCs via cable from Lan card? Both use Win2000 OS.
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by:darrenburke
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plug both network cards to a HUB using CAT5 cables or you can directly connect one network card to the other using a crossover CAT5 cable.
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by:Johncili
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No hub in home, only two PCs with Win2000 installed, both have Lan Card. If I connect two PCs using RJ45, what software I need? How to setup?
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by:darrenburke
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you do not need any software but you will need a different cable.  You need a "crossover" RJ45.  
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by:Johncili
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Yes, I brought a "crossover" RJ45. How I setup? Please tell me details about setup.  
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darrenburke earned 200 total points
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just plug the two PCs together then reboot them.

From both type at a CMD prompt IPCONFIG

You should get an address in the 169.x.x.x range on both.

Then from one type

Start, Run, \\169.x.x.x\c$

It should open the C drive of the other.

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by:Johncili
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Thanks. It works.

If it prompts "\\169.x.x.x\IPC$", What "IPC" means? Which password it needs?
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by:Johncili
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Pls see my last post alsol
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by:darrenburke
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what user name are you logged on as on both PCs.  If it is the same then you can just type the password for the account.

Otherwise map a drive using

net use z: \\169.x.x.x.\c$ /USER:username

then type the password when prompted

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