The most vital form of networking is to connect two PCs with a single cable. This form of network is referred to as "peer-to-peer" networking. Using a peer-to-peer network, the pc can split files and printers. Peer-to-peer networking is a basic way to attach an old PC to a new PC to take away large files without the need for an midway storage medium. Peer-to-peer networks are set up using a crossover cable, which is diverse than the usual networking cable. When using a Cat5 cable to create a peer-to-peer network, be sure you have a crossover cable
• Insert the Cat5 cable in the Ethernet network card on one of the computers. Align the locating tab on the Cat5 connector, then insert it into the Ethernet jack in the network card till it clicks in slot.
• Insert the Cat5 cable in the Ethernet network card on the other computer in the same as previous one.
• Start PC.
• Click "Start". Go to "Control Panel."
• Connect "Add or Remove Programs," and choose "Add/Remove Window Components."
• Connect "Networking Services" and select "Components", then choose "Details."
• Click t "Peer-to-Peer," and select "OK."
• Click "Next."
• Repeat steps number 4 to 8 on the other PC.