Posted by Graham2
Photon

How to use Teamviewer to connect two laptops linked by ethernet cable

I want to control one laptop form another using an ethernet cable onky. 

A few weeks ago I downloaded TV and I tried it out successfully but today when I went live today it would not work - I suspect it's because the one being controlled is now much further away and without the internet i.e. when tested it was connecting via the internt rather than the ethernet.

I have assigned the main / controlling pc but the one to be controlled will not allow me to assign (not sure if this matters). After more than 3-hours looking at posts here etc I have run out of ideas and options. Surely this can't be so difficult?  Can somebody please help - thanks.

 

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Posted by Atzlinger_s
Digon

Re: How to use Teamviewer to connect two laptops linked by ethernet cable

My guess is you have to set static ips on both systems and shouldnt try to connect from the account. You need to activate accept incoming lan connection (if i remember correctly) - should be somewhere in the settings... and connect directly to the ip adress which should as well be your TV ID once these settings are done correctly