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Computer to computer file transfer

Discussion in 'All About Tech' started by Deliverance666, Apr 13, 2005.

  1. Deliverance666

    Deliverance666 I need money...

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    Okay... my laptop sucks. It's running windows 95 and I can't upgrade cuz its a pentium 2... I need to transfer songs I recorded to a different computer but I can't use floppy disks (not enough memory) and I can't use a flash drive (can't use the software). I don't have a CD burner on my laptop and I need a way to transfer the files. Can I use some kind of link cable just to send the files to my other computer? Any help would be good.
     
  2. Arch

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    Is there an ethernet port on this laptop? If so, use a crossover cable to transfer your files.

    Maybe find someone with a ZIP drive. Preferably a ZIP drive that attaches to a parallel port.
     
  3. xenophobe

    xenophobe Active Member

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    I guess you don't have USB ports either...

    A crossover serial cable (different from a standard serial cable.... see your local computer hardware store).
     
  4. urinalcakemix

    urinalcakemix man who plays drum

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    if the comps are on a network, share them through the network w/ a cat5
     
  5. 2na

    2na New Metal Member

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    A really easy way would just to email it to yourself and open the email from the other computer.
     
  6. Audioboffin

    Audioboffin louder than hell !

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    bred New Metal Member

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    You can create a simple network, however, you'll need to buy a cable that would connect the two computers using ethernet (LAN) sockets (if you want to connect two computers directly, you will need a crossover cable). These look like telephone sockets on steroids. With it, you will establish a simple network connection and will be able to transfer info from one computer to the other. Also, I can recommend a good program, PC File Transfer, that can transfer files between two computers easily. As far as I know, this program can work both for direct connections and for account ones.
     
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    Just share it over a network if possible. If that doesn't work then just send the music through gmail and open it on your laptop?

    what about a free file hosting site? Do you have internet on the laptop?
     
  9. MetalVixen

    MetalVixen anti-stella

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    the easiest way would be to set up a network with your computer with the files and you new computer. emailing is a good way.. but if you have a lot of tunes the max limit is usually pretty low so it would take forever.
     

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