How to transfer data between two laptops using connector cable(RJ-45 connector)

Usually we use pen drives or CD/DVD drives to transfer data between two PC’s.But sometimes  we do not have a pen drive or data to be transfer is very large(such as games) as compared to the size of pen drive.In such cases you can easily transfer data between two computers using a cable having RJ-45 connector on both sides.This cable is easily available in market.It is the same cable which connect modem to pc and  you use internet broadband connection.

If you use Broadband connection , then there is no need to buy an additional cable.You can use the same cable.Step by step guide to transfer data using connecting cable:

  • Connect one end of connecting cable to one laptop and another end to another one.
RJ-45 connector
  • This feature is  available on windows 7.So make sure your laptops must running on windows 7.After connecting two laptops a local area connection will be created and the network icon in taskbar will show it.
  • Then start>All programs >Accessories>System tools .Then select Windows easy transfer.(on  computer from which you want to transfer data)
windows easy transfer
  • Click next and select A network from the three options.Then select the option this is my old  computer.
transfer data between computers
  • You will get a window transfer key that you need to fill in computer to which you want to transfer data.
windows easy transfer
  • Then go to other pc.Open windows easy transfer in this pc also but instead of selecting second  option select this is my new computer.On the next step you can select appropriate option.
  • Enter the key appear on other computer and click next.A message will appear that you are connected to network.
transfer data using windows easy transfer
  • On the computer (to which data to be transfer) a new window will appear and it will take sometime to scan the data on another computer.under the Shared items option select customize and tick all the data files you want to transfer.If you transfer data from drive c it will be copied to c.
transfer data between two computers using RJ-45
 transfer data between two computers using RJ-45
  • After selecting the folders you want to transfer click on transfer and data transfer will started.The speed of transfer is high as compared to pen drive and you can transfer large data quickly.
If one of your laptops is not running on windows 7 ,then windows 7 gives you the option of installing the Windows easy Transfer on other windows too like vista and xp. 

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