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Old 04-19-2009, 01:05 PM   #1
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is there such thing as a usb lead pc to pc, were you can copy and paste files down it into the other computer? ty
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Old 04-19-2009, 01:14 PM   #2
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Yup, you can connect to computers using USB. But it has to be a special networking USB cable. Never connect a regular USB cable between two computers, the result may be one or two fried Motherboards.

You will need a cable such as this: USB 2.0 Network Cable
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Old 04-19-2009, 01:18 PM   #3
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yer i know about networking, but i don't wana network too much hassle, just normal way?
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Using that cable I showed you is the only way you can do it using the USB connection. Other than that, you can use an ethernet cable, but you'll still have to set up a simple network between the two computers so they can share files.
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That info was a benefit to more then the OP Atomic, I had been curious about the same thing but never got around to posting it. So thanks to both!
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cheers, atomic rooster
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If it's too much hassle for you to set up a simple network, then you can always burn your data to cd/dvd and transfer it that way. I like this option because it gives you a permanent backup of your data. Could be a hassle if you have like 40-50gb of data to transfer, but if you have like 5 dvd's worth or less it's a good idea.
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