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How to transfer from old to new PC


Lawford

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I want to transfer the contents of the hard drive of an old PC to my new one. Is an USB connection enough or is it more complicated?

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Fruit Bat /\0/\

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You can not transfer programs only data (music photos docs etc).

You could put the hard drive into a usb enclosure and transfer the data.

what type of drive laptop 2.5" or desktop 3.5" sata or IDE connection (IDE for olde PCs 7yrs old or more wide cable).

or you can connect both machines to a router and network them together and trans fer file that way.

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onthelimit1

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You can also use USB with Windows Easy Transfer, but you have to buy a special cable. This is an example.

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Jock1e

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Jock1e

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Sorry never had my keyboard plugged in.

Not sure if that will be of any help or not but thought that I would post it just in case.

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Lawford

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Thank you all for such a rapid response and the good advice.

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michaelw

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This is a powerful backup program only free for today http://www.giveawayoftheday.com/

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Sea Urchin

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michaelw

Already posted by jock1e at 9.05am

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michaelw

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I am a silly billy.

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