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Configuring all computers to be in the same Workgroup to allow easy file sharing between your networked computers!

 

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Did you know? You should never connect your cable or dsl modem directly to your computer, without having a firewall setup. If your Internet connection is setup using this method, you are inviting Ad-Ware, Spy-Ware and worst of all - viruses into your computer! It would not be long before you start experiencing disturbing pop-ups and computer malfunctions. Worst case scenario: Identity theft.

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How to Connect Two or More Windows® XP Computers Together Using a Router to Connect to the Internet and Share Files Between the Connected Computers (Part 2, step 12)

 
Sharing Files - Configuring all computers to be in the same Workgroup:
( Perform the following steps on all computers:)
 

A message box appears: 'You must restart your computer before the new settings will take effect. Do you want to restart your computer now?'
Step 12
: With the left mouse button, click on the 'Yes' button.

After the computers restart, all computers will be in the same Workgroup (in this example, MYHOME).

Before proceeding, follow Steps 1 - 5 to verify that all computers are showing the EXACT same Workgroup name.

 

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