Best way 2 connect 2 pc

  struggle8 16:10 18 May 2004

I have 1 main pc with win xp on and an old 650mhz pc with win xp on wich I cannot seem to be able to format beleve me I have tryed, the old pc has 2 hard drives on 1 40gig and 1 20 gig whats the best way to connect the 2 pc`s without spending alot of cash as I only want to use 2nd pc for tempory storage and nothing else.please

  TomJerry 16:29 18 May 2004

usb 2.0 version £11.77 click here, usb 1 version just costs £5 only from ebuer, will find you the link late.

Even cheaper if both PCs have network cards, you only need a RJ45 Cat 5e Crossover cable £0.89 click here

  TomJerry 16:38 18 May 2004

usb 1 version £5.20 click here

If you do not have usb port in old machine, you can link two PC through parallel port (slower than usb), a cable costs £2.14 click here

  TomJerry 19:36 18 May 2004

Backup everything first!!!!!! Then get a dos boot up disk and run format and fdisk from dos. bootup disk can be found from click here

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