How to I transfer data from my laptop to my desktop pc?
I just need to transfer all my files on my laptop to my desktop pc to back it up. Is there any cord I can use to connect the two and send a folder from my laptop hard drive to my pc hard drive?
Asked By: Miss Yahoo - 1/28/2007
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
Get a Network cable with ethernet jack on the both the ends and make both computer as P2P connection then transfer and u can transfer the documents to the Desktop PC since i had done this job before many times and it work perfectly
Answered By: Ram - 1/28/2007
Additional Answers (5)
You can use a serial cable, or connect it to a network with ur desktop.
Answered By: J C - 1/28/2007
The easiest and fastest way to move files between machines is to use a USB memory stick. The things are fairly cheap and a lot faster than using cables.
Answered By: Node1499 - 1/28/2007
If they are both fairtly new you should be able to network them by just using a twisted pair cable (it looks loke a modem phone hookup but a little bit wider). Just take you notebood to the store and ask them if they have the correct cable for this network type (they will) should be under $20
Answered By: startrektosnewenterpriselovethem - 1/28/2007
You can go to any local computer store or department store and purchase a USB Flash Drive. This device plugs into your USB port and you download info on it. After all info is loaded on to the flash drive, plug it into the USB port of your desktop PC and load the info. The flash drive will also come with full... More
Answered By: sylverwolf_23 - 1/28/2007
This is what you need 3-Foot CAT 5e Crossover Patch Cable (Yellow) http://www.amazon.com/Belkin-A3X126-03-YLW-M-3-Foot-Crossover-Yellow/dp/B00004Z591/sr=8-1/qid=1169229659/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1/002-0855523-2188005?ie=UTF8&s=electronics
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