Reconnecting old Win 95 PC to mp3 files

  Decco 09:41 02 Oct 05


I have an MP3 and want to transfer MP3files from an old WIN 95 PC that is lying around the place. I have a newer PC I bought last year. Old PC does not have USB OR CD drive. How can I transfer the files?


  Monoux 09:47 02 Oct 05

May be possible to take the hard drive out of the old machine and put it as a slave in new machine. You should then be able to copy your MP3 files ( and any others you might want ) from the old drive to the new. Notbsure if file systems would be compatable you may need to wait for someone more knowledgable than me to respond

  mattyc_92 09:47 02 Oct 05

Compress using something like "7-Zip" (click here) and use the "spanning" option to copy to multiple Floppy Disks.

Or you could just remove the Hard-Disc from teh Win95 system and put it your new system (as slave) and copy directly.

  mattyc_92 09:48 02 Oct 05

I am guessing that the "system format" for the Win95 system is FAT32. If that is so, ALL (as I know of) Windows Operating systems since Win95 is compatible with this file structure.

  MAJ 09:49 02 Oct 05

Take the hard drive out of the old 95 computer and install it in the new computer as a Slave, you can then drag and drop the MP3 files to your new drive or transfer them to your MP3 player as you usually do.

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