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Old 04-28-06, 06:51 PM
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I just bought a new computer, need help

Hi, I just pounced on a new Dell desktop last week and it was delivered today. I would like to transfer all my mp3s and the like over to my new machine. Burning them to CD is not available due to older computer breaking down. Can I use a USB cable to transfer the files? Or is there some other method? Thanks.
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You could use a crossover network cable and than transfer the files.
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why not just take out the old hd, set it as slave (or CS, depending on current configuration), and drop it into the new pc?
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Originally Posted by Brain Stew
You could use a crossover network cable and than transfer the files.
I got the cable and connected the computers but I couldn't figure it out. Do I need to be using the old computer(meaning using the monitor/keyboard) to send to new computer or use the new one to get stuff from the old one?
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both machines are running xp
I changed the IP addresses to 192.168.10.1 and 192.168.10.2

the number 2 machine recognizes the connection but the new one #1 does not

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