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to my netbook. Via Ethernet cable...

How do I go about doing this?
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Set up shared folders or you could use a vpn program like teamviewer for example.
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I use shared folders, but even transferring 8GB of music takes an hour or two, and it bottlenecks your network bad. I can't use the internet when transferring tons of music on the network, but it could just be the wifi slowing it down.
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You can't, because of the way the Ethernet cable is set up. Although, you can strip the cable and reroute the inner wires (not sure what they're called ).

Here's a guide to do it.
http://www.littlewhitedog.com/content-8.html
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Originally Posted by Ipwnnubletz View Post
You can't, because of the way the Ethernet cable is set up. Although, you can strip the cable and reroute the inner wires (not sure what they're called ).

Here's a guide to do it.
http://www.littlewhitedog.com/content-8.html
Crossover cables are only needed for older computers, most recent machines wont need one.
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Originally Posted by luanswan2002 View Post
to my netbook. Via Ethernet cable...
How do I go about doing this?
Assign static IP's in the same subnet (or wait a few minutes for DHCP timeout and each PC will assign a 169.254.x.x address in the same subnet), disable Windows Firewall on each machine and set up shared folders. Browse to the other PC by using \\\
etbios-name (replace name with computer name), or \\\\ip-address

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I use shared folders, but even transferring 8GB of music takes an hour or two, and it bottlenecks your network bad. I can't use the internet when transferring tons of music on the network, but it could just be the wifi slowing it down.
You're doing it wrong.
Wi-fi is pretty horrendous for LAN transfers. I can generally only push about 2 MB/sec on G and around 4.5 MB/sec on 2.4 Ghz N. Wired should net you ~12 MB/sec for 100 mbit and gigabit will be bottlenecked by the read/write of your mechanical hard drives (doesn't choke until about 115 MB/sec).

In a switched network, transfers on the same subnet/network will be independent of other devices and should not 'bottleneck your network bad'. He isn't going to be utilizing wireless and therefore does not have to be considerate of bandwidth consumption.

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Originally Posted by Ipwnnubletz View Post
You can't, because of the way the Ethernet cable is set up. Although, you can strip the cable and reroute the inner wires (not sure what they're called ).

Here's a guide to do it.
http://www.littlewhitedog.com/content-8.html
Most modern NICs support auto MDI/MDIX, which alleviates the crossover cable requirement. OP, if you plug in both ends with the computers on and adapters enabled and don't see lights, then neither of your devices support auto MDI/MDIX (kind of rare in the modern market).
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