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Transfer Vista And Files

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#1 dumafach


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Posted 21 July 2008 - 08:47 AM

I have a laptop with windows vista home premium on it. The display broke and some buttons wont work.
Is it possible to transfer all my pics and music and OS to a desktop with no OS through usb cable link?

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#2 garmanma


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Posted 21 July 2008 - 02:35 PM

In short, no and buying a laptop HD adapter and using the drive in the other computer will not do what you want either. You can transfer documents, settings, pics. and music, but the OS is where you run into problems. The other computer needs to have an OS. The USB cable would have to be a special transfer cable, or you could use a cross-over network cable, or as mentioned earlier, a 2.5 to 3.5 hard drive adapter
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