Laptop to Desktop file sharing

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Laptop to Desktop file sharing

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I want to be able to access files on the desktop using my laptop, and vice versa.

I have a Sagem, Sky wireless router that connects the laptop wirelessly to the internet. Desktop to router is via ethernet cable.

Would using an ethernet crossover cable be the best, easiest way to do this?

Advice would be much appreciated.

GeaGea

Laptop

Dell XPS L520x i7-2820QM 2.30GHz +Turbo Boost to 3.40GHz

15.6" FHD B+RGLED True-Life (1920x1080)Mem. 6144MB

HD 750GB Serial ATA (7200rpm)2GB NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M

Win7 SP1 Home Premium (64bit)

Desktop

Shop build Win7 Home Premium SP1 (64bit)

AMD Athlon X2 Dual core processor 5200+ 2.59 GHz

(RAM) 4.00 GB

NVIDIA GeForce 8500 GT

 

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