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Networking XP and Windows 7


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#1 lechols

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Posted 17 March 2012 - 09:34 PM

Hi All,

I don't think I really have a problem I just don't know what I'm doing and would appreciate any help.

I have a laptop with Windows 7 installed and I want to be able to access programs from it on a desktop computer with XP installed. The desktop has better monitors and sound etc. I have connected both computers to an RCA digital broadband modem model#: DCM425 with an ethernet cable. How do I make them talk to each other?

Thanks,
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Posted 24 March 2012 - 09:29 PM

You need a router unless your modem is a router as well as a modem. What is the model number of the modem;

Edited by Sneakycyber, 24 March 2012 - 09:30 PM.

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