Can I connect PC to PC ?

  B.J. 19:26 20 Dec 09
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I would like to transfer files from our laptop to our desktop PC. Can I just plug them together USB to USB and then just move files as if to a new drive ?
B.J.

  DieSse 19:30 20 Dec 09

Only with a special type of USB cable - not the standard type.

Otherwise network them with an Ethernet cable, or simpler, use a USB memory stick.

  Technotiger 19:34 20 Dec 09
  B.J. 21:46 20 Dec 09

Thank's Folks I've had a look at the site and I understand ...........Thanks again...B.J.

  kellysmith 03:33 21 Dec 09

hi, so good post, if you get the solution or the posts above works, pls let me know by sharing. thanks.

  B.J. 08:54 21 Dec 09

Thanks kellysmith.....I'm too tight to buy anything else just now....I'll just carry on copying to a disc and downloading from there. It's only that now and again my wife has photos that I want.
But thanks again Folks..........B.J.

  Technotiger 08:55 21 Dec 09

Yes, of course it will work, that is just what the cable in my earlier link is for!

  Technotiger 08:58 21 Dec 09

An easier way is via click here

  dropshort1 11:59 21 Dec 09

There are a few of ways to connect but it depends on which operating system you are using.
As someone has said modem to moden if they are compatible, or network card to network card using a crossover network cable, or even using software called 'LapLink'. The network method gives you more flexibility as it allows control of both computers from one of them. ([email protected])

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