linking pc to laptop via usb

  terrym 13:30 12 Oct 2006
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I have a male to male usb cable and when I link my laptop to the pc I cant' see the folders in the respective machines.
USB memory stick pops up with no problem as a removable drive.
Do I need to adjust some settings to get my pc to view the laptop?

  sean-278262 13:48 12 Oct 2006

This doesnt work. You need a specific specialised USB cable. Just use standard network cables (Cat 5) and set up a network. Doing what you have done can potentially burn your USB ports into not working at all.

  anchor 13:52 12 Oct 2006

You need something like this:

click here

I use a similar one often; works fine.

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