computer to laptop usb connection?

  amd2000 23:33 25 Apr 03
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Is it possible to get the data from my desktop computer to my laptop using a double male usb cable instead of a parallel or serial cable.
Also, do i need a program to be able to do this?

Laptop is 1.2ghz amd running Windows XP
Desktop is 1.0 ghz amd running Windows ME

Thanks in advance.

  LastChip 23:40 25 Apr 03
  amd2000 06:14 26 Apr 03

Thank you for you contribution.Well it looks like i need a driver reading into this ad'.
I will search for that first. Thanks.

  LastChip 14:05 26 Apr 03

If you look further down the page on the above link, you will find you can download the driver from that site. It will be specific for that cable.

You have no doubt seen, there is some sort of electronics packaged into the cable.

As far as I am aware, that is all that is needed to get your USB network up and running.

  amd2000 15:28 26 Apr 03

Thanks lastchip.

I was wondering if it could be done with just a usb A-A connection (just an ordinary cable)?

  LastChip 15:36 26 Apr 03

USB has to recognize a "device", and just a cable doesn't fall into that category. Hence, the electronic "box of tricks" in the cable.

  amd2000 17:59 26 Apr 03

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