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I have two computers at my home and we use WiFi, how to LAN my both the computers? Is it required any special particular device or I need to configure it.

Secondly, how can I get the IP address of all the devices connected to the WiFi?

We use Windows OS on both the machines.

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More info needed. Do you have a router with a DHCP server? If you have only 2 devices use static IP and then you always know what the IP addresses are. Then ping them and if you get a response they are ON.(unless firewall blocks ping) –  cybernard Jul 15 '13 at 3:53
    
Once you have these IP addresses what do you want to do with them? It will make a big difference in the complexity of the answer. –  cybernard Jul 15 '13 at 4:08
    
Want to share big files. –  pranitkothari Jul 15 '13 at 4:12

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The answer thankfully is simple. Use the PC computer name.

If pc 1 is named  pc1-me
   pc 2 is named  pc2-other

You need to share the folder first Create a folder. Right click on it Sharing and Security. To make it simple, for now, add the user everyone and give them Full Control. You can create a new user assign a password and adjust the permission as you choose.

For testing on "pc 2" go to Start and Run type:
\\pc1-me\sharename

For a more permanent connection: Right click on "Computer" or "My Computer" select "Map network drive" path: \\pc1-me\sharename

If you setup security then you need to use: "other credentials" check box and enter them and save the username/password.

If you setup up security (username,password, and/or file permissions) you will be prompted for it now.

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Thanks for answer.Please let me check.. I will let you know if it works for me or not. –  pranitkothari Jul 15 '13 at 6:32

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