ckarg - 7:20 pm on Jun 29, 2005 (gmt 0) Beyond that, its a question of other things:
If you're running WindozeXP on both machines, a simple "Cat-5 Crossover" network cable will do the job. Plug the ends into the PC and laptop, and off you go.
1. What do you want to achieve by connecting the two?
2. Do you want shared internet access?
3. Are you running a non-Windoze OS?
Beyond that, its a question of other things: