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HELP!!! Trying to move files from old to new computer,

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by bully78, Nov 6, 2007.

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  1. bully78

    bully78 Thread Starter

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    by null modem serial cable, using Windows XP File Transfer Wizard. I hook up the cable to each serial port, but they never communicate.:confused: I hope it doesn't take longer than about 10 minutes for the ports to communicate, because that's how long I waited before cancelling the process.:mad:

    Any help is greatly appreciated.
     
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    I really need some help.
     
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    It has been a long time since I used the Windows file transfer wizard and that was with a parallel port link. Not sure how much I can help other than maybe provide a link or two.

    Did you follow all of the steps for a serial connection transfer listed here:

    Moving files and settings to a new computer running Windows XP
    http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/setup/winxp/migrate.mspx

    According to the instructions, some of the steps may take an hour to complete.
     
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