We have already discussed how to connect to remote pc on lan. This article will help you to transfer data from another PC through Lan on Windows operating systems. It is to be noted that speed of transfer can vary over different physical medium. It is max on wired lan and slow on wireless lan networks.
Steps To Enable Transferring of Data
- Note down the ip address of the computer from which you want to download/transfer files.
Goto start — > Run on host computer(One from which you want to download file)
Type ‘cmd’ and press enter
Note the ip address from data provided on the screen
- Go to start — > Run on PC where you want to get the files
- Type “ ip address”
You may be asked to enter login details
- Shared Documents folder will open and you can download files which are put up there