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#1 rparsons

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Posted 08 August 2006 - 08:18 PM

I have just received a new PC and would like to transfer all data (program files and personal files) from my old laptop to the new. I understand that the easiest and most efficient way to do this is to use a network cable. Can someone help me understand the step by step process involved in making this happen? Or, suggest a tutorial?

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Posted 08 August 2006 - 09:26 PM

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/60468/transfering-files-from-new-to-old-computer/

that may work, but it would probably be harder than what you would want to do. I don't know if that last sentence made sense.

What kind of laptop is it (off curiosity)

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Posted 09 August 2006 - 01:31 AM

If you only want to transfer and have no need to keep them conneceted you can use a Crossover cable. That will be the most cost effectve.
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