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data transfer over a LAN

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is it possible to transfer data from one computer to another over a network? i just a new computer and i want to send all of my old multimedia files to this computer. is there software i need to download? or is it possible to send it now? I'm running xp home if that helps. any help is appreciated!
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Setup file sharing is all you really have to do... if you are connecting PC to PC you will need a crossover cable to connect the two. Setup a folder on the system, share it and then transfer the files over.
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Give This tutorial by SpaceCowboy706 a read, it's got just about everything you'd need to know to set up a home network
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