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
Answered By: Keith S - 1/31/2007
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Shop Online or Sign Up To Sell AVON & Earn Fast Cash Today!
$21/hr Start, Avg Pay $72K/yr Check Our Map of the 1700 Openings.
Click. Search. Apply. Free!
Other Career Questions
Do most mechanical engineering jobs offer job security?
What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.
Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
2013 Engineering Jobs Outlook
Engineers will find job opportunities in select disciplines in 2013, with candidates who are all-around, client-oriented businesspeople in demand.
Best-Paying Jobs by Major
What could you earn with a particular four-year degree? Find out by checking out this list of the top-paying jobs for 20 of the most common majors.
Eight High-Paying, Secure Jobs
Want to earn a good salary and enjoy a measure of job security as well? Check out these well-paying jobs on tap for fast growth in the coming years.