Beginner connecting XP to Windows 2000
Posted on 2002-07-18
I am a true beginner at this kind of network thing, but here goes:
I have a portable computer at work, which I would like to connect to my home computer, to be able to transfer files between the two. Both computers are equipped with network adapters. My home computer runs Windows XP Home, and my portable computer is running Windows 2000 Professional. I also have a standard TP cable.
My question is: is it possible (and plausible) to connect the two computers using nothing but the TP-cable, and how do I do it? In my mind, it sounds reasonable, but you never know... If the 'TP-cable only' option isn't possible, what do I need to do?
Thank you in advance