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Need Help Setting Up Basic File Sharing And Printer Sharing On Home Network


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#1 wwejosh

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Posted 23 February 2007 - 03:04 AM

Hello.
Broadband is now up and running at our house, we are connected through a modem/router.
Two computers are connected through cat 5 cables and the laptop is connected through wireless.
I want to share two printers in the house as well as put files on the network.
I'm a dummy, I have tried fiddling to no prevail.
Can someone please guide me through setting this up please, that has experience?

Help greatly appreciated, thank you. Cheers.

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Posted 23 February 2007 - 04:02 AM

Please tell us which Operating Systems you have. Windows?XP?Home?

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Posted 23 February 2007 - 05:05 AM

Hi, thanks Fozzie.
The two computers are on windows xp and the laptop is on Windows home.

Thanks mate.

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Posted 27 February 2007 - 03:03 AM

Hi.
Look I'm really sorry but, I need help with setting up this network.
I rely on this forum for all computer based problems, so could someone that is experienced with networks help/guide me with it please.

Thanks, I hope you understand.

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Posted 27 February 2007 - 03:06 AM

These might be of some help.

Beginners Guides: Basic Home Networking and File Sharing

Home Networking - Setting Up a Home Network
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