first off, lemme say that im not any kind of computer specialist so i might not kno all you big computer words.
im trying to transfer files between two computers. its a big-ass load of files. about 2gigs. and theyr both running windows xp home sp2. im trying to connect the two with a crossover cable.
i have them both in the same ip address range(192.168.1.1 and 192.168.1.2) and i left the submasknet as default(255.255.255.0) and preferred dns same om both computers(192.168.1.1). on the 192.168.1.2 laptop, i have the default gateway as 192.168.1.1. and its blank on teh other computer. and theyr on the same workgroup(1158HOME).
then i go the windows explorer or w/e its called(my computer). andi click on "my network places" then i click on "view workgroup computers" and it loads for a long time. wen its done all i see is the computer taht im on(not the other computer). i tried the same on both computers, with the same results.
what makes me more frustrated si that ive done this before and it worked. and i didnt change any settings at all and now it doesnt work.
anyway, please help. thanks.