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What is the easiest way to transfer data without internet through Wifi. I have a wifi router. Widows XP SP3 PC Windows 7 Laptop.

Kindly let me know the steps.

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  • Connect both computers to the same WiFi router.

  • Enable File and Printer Sharing on both computers. If you right click on a file or folder from either computer and choose to Share it, you will be prompted to turn on File and Printer Sharing. So, doing this to both the Shared Documents (all users) on the Windows XP machine, and the Public Documents (on the Windows 7 machine) would be a way to go. Microsoft provides a detailed explanation here.

  • View the Available Network computers from either computer. Then, copy and paste the data you want to transfer. For example... if you have a song sitting on the Windows XP Machine in what is now the Shared Music directory, you would browse to that computer in the Network Connections available in Explorer on the Windows 7 machine, browse to that folder, select the song, copy it, and then paste it wherever you wanted it to be on the Windows 7 machine.

You don't need to install third party software. Everything you need to transfer files and folders between your computers is already included.

Now, if you meant something ELSE by your use of the phrase "transfer data" you will need to detail that.

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This is the best solution, you should not need third party software, I would go with this answer OP –  VBwhatnow Jun 23 '12 at 13:37

I have IPMessenger installed in my system. This helps me in file transfer from my laptop to my desktop and vice-versa through the wifi router. Hope this helps you.

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1.you need to do is find and get software called WIPEER.

2.install the program on your laptop wipeer. Install the program and place it on the operating system wipeer

3.after the installation wipeer successful then you can see the display wipeer program. Setting / set some program functions wipeer to be used properly. You need to consider in setting the program is on (SSID) that serves as an ad hoc peer 2 peer network name laptop. We recommend that you give the same name as the SSID, as if different p2p not be able to connect with another laptop.

4.if you have done the settings in the program wipeer correctly. Please check the connection to the wireless network connections on your laptop. Is the name of the SSID that you created has been in the network options (network) wifi. If the SSID name already exists and there are images p2p laptop (figure 2 laptops that are connected by wifi)

5.check the status of the connection to the wireless network connections. If you have connected (connection) then you can use wipeer program. You can bersharing data / chat / gaming etc as you like.

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