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transfer files from old to new computer

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by mctonto, Sep 17, 2003.

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  1. mctonto

    mctonto Thread Starter

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    Is there an easy way to transfer files from old computer to new computer?????

    appreciate the help
     
  2. Davey7549

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    The speedest way to accomplish data transfer is by removing the hard drive from the old unit and hooking it as a secondary on your new one. That allows you to access and transfer all the required data to new drive at very good speeds. If you are leary about tampering with the new unit then the other way would be direct cable connect but requires extra cabling in networking the two together.
    http://www.wown.com/j_helmig/dcclptcb.htm

    Dave
     
  3. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

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    If both machines have NIC (Ethernet) ports, you can also buy a $6 crossover cable and network them to transfer the data.
     
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