Cannot share files between two computers

  rts2 08:48 01 Oct 04
Locked

Following advice in this Forum I connected my new computer (Windows XP) and my old one (ME)with a serial cable (null modem)

I managed to use the File Transfer wizard to move my settings across but now cannot do the same for the files I want to move. I am told by my old computer "cannot find your new computer" -despite the cable connection working

I tried the "Guest" and "Host" set up routine, but this told me that my connection "was not working"

The only thing I have done since successfully transferring my Settings is to accept the installation of XP Service Pack 2 from Microsoft's Automatic Update Service.

Do you think this is the problem or could you offer any other suggestions please?

robin

  MichelleC 12:00 01 Oct 04

Only thing I can think of is ME being the issue. Is it worth putting xp on ME pc on another partition?

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

What is Amazon Go and will it come to the UK? The store without checkouts or queues

1995-2015: How technology has changed the world in 20 years

Hands-on with the Star Wars fighting drones you can fly yourself

15 macOS Sierra tips | How to use macOS Sierra: Secret tricks and best new features in Apple's new…