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Getting another computers files onto my new one.

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How do I connect an older computer to a new one so that I can get the older files and pictures onto the drive of the new one? Direct usb connections? Some kind of a card? Thank you for any help! :tazz:
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The easiest method would be an RJ45 crossover cable and thansfer via ethernet, thats assuming you have network cards in both machines. Im not sure if there is a way to transfer directly through USB, maybe someone wiser could advise you on that. The only other way i know of is to burn all of the files you want to transfer onto disk
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The easist way i know of is to pull the HD out of the old computer, set the jumper on the back of the drive to slave, and install the drive in the middle connector of the data cable that is connected to your HD in the new computer. You can then use explore to copy everything you want off the old drive to the new drive.

This is easier than trying to set up a direct connect or network between the 2 computers. Here is a tutorial on direct parallel connecting computers if you don't want to pull the drive out of the old computer.


The same website also has how to usb connect computers.


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