How do I attach whole folders to an email

  The Chairman 14:49 31 May 07
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When I try to do this, I'm only allowed to attached one file at a time. Email is the only way I can transfer data from a very old Windows 98 machine to a newer XP model and at this rate, XP will be redundant before I've moved all the data!

  IntoPCs 14:59 31 May 07

Add them to a zip folder first - select them all, right click on one of them and choose 'send to' and compressed folder. This creates a zipped folder alongside the original files and you can attach this to your e-mail.
You need XP or zip program (eg winzip) for this to work and the recipient needs similar

  wee eddie 15:29 31 May 07

Upload to the Net and then Download to the new PC.

Zipped files better 'cos Upload speeds can be slow but should be quicker than e-mail

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