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Have 2 pc's , need to tranfer old to new (files)

The old is windows xp, The new is on to windows 7 both pc's are dells the new is a inspiron 531S , Ive try the transfer cable but it wuoldnt work , I cant get the old to download the program windows transfer files(something like that) does any one have any thoughts Thanks:--- bacdorbetty

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Only suggestion I have is back-up all important files and then reload to new computer.

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SOURCE: Windows xp computer not reading windows transfer cable

it might be the Network adapter causing problem, please check in device manger if the drivers are not showing yellow mark or red.

If any, then install the drivers from Dell Drivers & Downloads

Posted on May 29, 2009

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http://www.laptopmanual.net/manual/Download_Dell_Inspiron_Mini10_1018_Service_Manual/2846/1

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