Transfer files from one PC to another.

  Fatbelly 09:40 20 Jul 2005
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I have just bought a new PC and I want to transfer files documents pictures etc from my old PC to my new one.
How can I do this ? My old PC does not have a CD writer so I can't do it that way. Is there a cable I can buy that allows me to do this cheaply? Both PC's have USB.

Thanks Fatbelly

  Diemmess 09:49 20 Jul 2005

Yes you can buy exactly that as a kit including CD (for less aware O/S).

A bit expensive for one off but very straight forward.

An external USB HD is something which will cost more, but be useful over and over again.

There are other ways like hanging the old HD onto the new temporarily as an extra HD, only recommended if you like doing this sort of thing

  woodchip 10:04 20 Jul 2005

You can get a USB Link Cable with software for this

First one £10 click here

Picture third one downclick here

The cheapest I could find but P&P as to be added click here

  Fatbelly 12:47 20 Jul 2005

Thanks guys, I will give them a whirl

  nessmanuk 19:46 01 Feb 2006

Followd the links but they only show usb to usb cable - what software if any is required to transfer the files.
Cheers
Al

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