[pcductape] Re: transfer of files

  • From: "Bob Noble" <bnoble@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 16 May 2003 21:53:44 -0700

Hi Nick,
I think so, but I'm not sure what win2k has.
You need to see if it has direct cable connection by looking in the start, help
and support and type in direct cable connection or some variation, to see if it
has direct cable.

I know win98 has direct cable connection.



Bob Noble
www.sonic.net/bnoble
----- Original Message -----
From: "nick bates" <allstate@xxxxxxx>
To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, May 16, 2003 9:45 AM
Subject: [pcductape] Re: transfer of files


| Bob,
|  Can I set up a direct cable connection with one computer having 98 SE
| and the other Win 2000 Pro?
| I've never tried any type of networking setup so I am in dark
| completely. Any help will be appreicated.
| Thanks,
| Nick
|
| Bob Noble wrote:
|
| >Hi Carl,
| >It sounds like you need to pick fewer files to transfer at a time to me.
| >I only tried the transfer wizard once and I didn't limit the files it tried
to
| >transfer, until the second try. :O)
| >
| >And the answer should be yes, but you need to set up the direct cable
network,
| >and get it going, before you try the windows explorer.
| >
| >Bob Noble
| >www.sonic.net/bnoble
| >----- Original Message -----
| >From: "Carl" <ctm007@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
| >To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
| >Sent: Friday, May 16, 2003 6:16 AM
| >Subject: [pcductape] Re: transfer of files
| >
| >
| >Hi Pam,
| >
| >The two computers are not networked as via cable via modem but are connected
by
| >crossover cable which are plugged into the network cards.   Unit 1 is the
unit
| >that is host from the cable modem but I unpluged the cable from the modem.
But
| >you do raise an interesting point.   I wonder if I can use Explorer on both
| >computers to see each other via the crossover cable.   I'll try it tonight
when
| >I get home from the office.
| >
| >Thanks for the suggestion.
| >
| >Carl
| >
| >  ----- Original Message -----
| >  From: Pam
| >  To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
| >  Sent: Friday, May 16, 2003 7:16 AM
| >  Subject: [pcductape] Re: transfer of files
| >
| >
| >  Hi Carl,
| >  If the network is running properly, and if you only want to transfer 1 file
| >(but you aren't limited to transferring only 1 file), you can do it from  an
| >Explorer Window (right click on Start and choose Explorer).
| >
| >  Pam
| >    -----Original Message-----
| >    From: pcductape-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
| >[mailto:pcductape-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Ctm007
| >    Sent: Friday, May 16, 2003 5:26 AM
| >    To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
| >    Subject: [pcductape] transfer of files
| >
| >
| >    Hi Group,
| >
| >    I am trying to transfer files from computer B (old unit with 4gig) to
| >computer A (new unit with 60gig) and I am stumped.   I purchased a crossover
| >cable and connected the 2 computers by Network cards and followed the
| >instructions under Start-Programs-Accessories-System Tools-Files & Settings
| >Transfer Wizard and after about an hour, the old computer unit B gives me a
| >message that it cannot continue because of insufficient space.     The
process
| >on unit B was "Preparing for Transfer" and that is what took an hour.   How
do I
| >transfer just 1 folder?    The error message indicated that it was "backing
up".
| >Why?
| >
| >    Carl
| >
| >
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