To test connectionsthat are on your personal computere, go to the folder "Network connections". Here you will find all information about the connected network and local devices, LAN printers, used groups and more. Click the shortcut "My computer" on the desktop. Next, select "control Panel". Locate the shortcut called my Network places. If it's not on the left side click on "Switch to classic view".
Now click "Show all connections". After that there will be different labels. If your computer is connected to the local network, there will be a shortcut called "Local network". It is also worth noting that will be written next to "Disconnected" or "Connected". If you want to know when your computer connects or disconnects local network proizvodite some settings.
Right-click on the icon for "Local area network". Select the tab "Properties". Check the box next to "When connecting show icon". Now you will know. The modem can also check in the tab "Network neighborhood". The shortcut settings is usually located in the menu "high speed Internet" or "Remote access". It all depends on the type of provider.
Technologies such as wi-fi and Bluetooth can also browse the menu. This compound named as "Wireless network connection". Disconnection and connection is usually made by hot keys. However, to access the Internet you need to look for a special access point. They are open, i.e. without a password, and is fully closed so that unauthorized persons are unable to penetrate the network.
Advice 2 : How to connect computer and laptop through the router
In that situation, when you have a computer and a laptop, it is recommended to create a combined local area network. For this purpose you will need a Wi-Fi router (router).
You will need
- - Wi-Fi router;
- - network cable.
Select Wi-Fi router. To do this, find out the characteristics of the wireless adapter of your laptop. In that case, if you do not have a manual to your laptop, view the information on the official website of the manufacturer of your laptop or the network adapter.
Pay special attention to security protocols and types of radio transmission with which the work acquired a router and a wireless adapter of the laptop.
Connect wifi router to AC power. Turn on the equipment. Look on the case the WAN link (DSL, Internet). Connect the cable connection to the Internet.
Find the Ethernet port (LAN). Connect it with a network adapter a desktop computer. Turn on this PC, and launch the browser. Open the user manual for Wi-Fi router. Find out the default IP address of this device. Enter this value in the address bar of the browser.
On the screen is displayed the web interface of the hardware configuration. Open the menu "configure network" (WAN, Internet Setup). Visit the pre-forum of your ISP or contact technical support. Find out the meanings of the options in the menu. Enter these values.
Go to menu "configure Wi-Fi" (Wireless Setup, wifi Settings). Create a wireless access point. Do not forget to specify the security Protocol and type of signal corresponding to the wireless adapter of the laptop.
Save the settings. Restart Wi-Fi router. Connect the laptop to the newly created Wi-Fi network.
Open settings of the network connection on the computer. Set the device a static IP address.
Spend the same configuration of wireless network adapter of the laptop. For access from one device to another, press the key combination Win + R and enter the IP address of the computer or laptop by putting two pre-reverse Slaski "\\".
Advice 3 : How to connect two laptop cable
There are several ways to interconnect two mobile computer. If you decide to use a cable, then consider a few rules that will help you correctly configure your network.
You will need
- - Network cable cross.
Purchase a network cable of the desired length. At both of its ends have to be located in the LAN connectors. For direct connection of two computers is recommended to use cables with a cross-crimped (cable crossover). Most modern network cards are able to determine the position of the lived and automatically tuned to perform the desired functions.
Turn on both mobile computer and connect to their network adapters cord you selected. Wait some time until the system will automatically detect the new network. When working with Windows Vista and Seven, select the type "Home network" after the appearance of the corresponding window. This will allow you to quickly configure the settings of the network.
Your local network consisting of two laptops, ready to work. If one of the mobile computers are connected to the Internet, such as via a USB modem, you can provide access to the second network device. For this, enable the use static IP address for the network adapter of a laptop that is already connected to the Internet.
In the settings of the second device is selected, specify the IP address by typing it in the field "Preferred DNS server" and "default gateway". Of course, in this case you must also use a static (permanent) IP.
If you have joined the computers in the local network for quick exchange of information between them, set specific permissions for the public folder. This will allow you to quickly access the desired files without worrying for the security of the operating systems. Remember that the standard Windows firewall and other programs that analyze traffic may block access to your computer.
When dealing with laptops it is better to use for their wireless connectivity Wi-Fi channel. This can be done in that case, if none of them is part of another wireless network.