Simple home network solution required

  JackJimmy 18:53 01 Jul 2004
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Hello all,
Have a question, hopefully someone can provide me with a solution. I have 2 laptops & a desktop PC. The PC is running XP Pro, the laptops are both XP home. All are hooked up to a Netgear all-in-one adsl modem-router-firewall item, and all can access the internet through this without any problem.
However, I want to be able to share files from the desktop PC with only one of the laptops, (and vice-versa), while at the same time restricting the 2nd laptop to only using the internet.
Whats my best way of doing this (without purchasing any additional hardware)?

Thanks,
Jack.

  selfbuild 20:24 01 Jul 2004

Are you using XPs firewall as well ?

To share a folder... right click on the folder > Properties and click on the Sharing Tab and tick the appropriate box(es).

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