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    The Doctor

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    Does anyone know if there is a way for me to connect my laptop to my desktop computer to get all of my files off of it without using the internet?
     
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    LinkinJunior

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    Try connecting the ethernet cable between both pcs/macs.
     
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    Not only that... you need a crossover ethernet cable aka a 'patch' cable. Also, I need to know what versions of what OS's are on each.
     
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    The Doctor

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    The laptop has Windows XP and the PC has (unfortunately) Windows ME.
     
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    Jimmy Mac

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    dude, just bring the laptop over to the campus, like sheridan's room or something and transfer the files through AIM.
     
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    The Doctor

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    I can't. I want to get the files from the computer in my room that doesn't have the internet.
     
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    Andrea

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    Can't you copy/burn the files to a disc and then transfer the files that way?
     
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    The Doctor

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    No burner on the PC.
     
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    Amanda

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    Send the files to someone with a burner, have them burn you a disc and then transfer it?

    Just a thought.
     
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    The Doctor

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    Can't send them to someone, it doesn't have internet.
     
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    You're fucked. :lol:


    j/k :p
     
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    Branden

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    Get someone to let you borrow an iPod or a USB Jumpdrive.
     
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    that sounds like a good idea for you!
     
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    Crossover ethernet cable, Firewire cable, usb drive, external HDD, iPod, floppy.

    Those are pretty much your only options.

    If all of that fails, you could always easily borrow someone's burner.
     
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    Neil

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    Ok, get a crossover cable, plug it in one computer and into the other one. Set the ethernet port's ip to 192.168.0.1 on the xp machine. On ME, goto the properties for the connection, and enable netbios over tcp/ip. Reboot ME and you should be able to see shared folders on each other's machines.
     

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