Cannot share files between two computers

  rts2 08:48 01 Oct 2004

Following advice in this Forum I connected my new computer (Windows XP) and my old one (ME)with a serial cable (null modem)

I managed to use the File Transfer wizard to move my settings across but now cannot do the same for the files I want to move. I am told by my old computer "cannot find your new computer" -despite the cable connection working

I tried the "Guest" and "Host" set up routine, but this told me that my connection "was not working"

The only thing I have done since successfully transferring my Settings is to accept the installation of XP Service Pack 2 from Microsoft's Automatic Update Service.

Do you think this is the problem or could you offer any other suggestions please?


  MichelleC 12:00 01 Oct 2004

Only thing I can think of is ME being the issue. Is it worth putting xp on ME pc on another partition?

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