Transfer of data

  jojocom 09:53 16 Oct 2003
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I want to transfer all data on a Windows 98SE pc to a new one running Windows XP Home. What is the best way - I do not have a cd writer or zip.

  MAJ 09:57 16 Oct 2003

The easiest way is to take the hard drive from the 98 computer and install it in the XP computer and transfer your data that way.

  Diemmess 10:01 16 Oct 2003

Two ways which are possible, but not necessarily the best.

(1) Take the HD out of the old computer and temporarily attach to the new as a secondary drive so that you can copy data while running XP

(2) Buy a USB link connection ( < £30 including software) to plug in to both running computers and copy that way

  Bagsey 12:07 16 Oct 2003

You could buy a USB card reader and a 64meg card for about £20 from click here and swap the reader from one machine to another after copy your data to the card of course. I used this method for quite sometime without much hassle.Now I have two card readers and even less hassle, I use this system to take data to work.

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