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Bought new desktop and would like to know if I can transfer my data and files from my old PC useing your cables?. Or, do I have to pay Staples $99.00 to do this for me?

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  • Steve Mihaly Aug 29, 2008

    I'm not as proficient on the PC as I'd like to be. You specificed data files only. Actually, I want everything on the old PC to transfer to the new PC.



    Sound like what you're suggesting might take a bit more experience in electronics than I possess?

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If all you want are data files without programs, I usually recommend that the hard drive from the old system be mounted inside the new system as a secondary drive. That way you have access to everything.

Dan

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  • ABRsvcs Aug 29, 2008

    Nope, this should be the simplest. You will need to change one jumper on the disk to change it from Master to Slave. Other than that, you should be good. Ask Staples how much to insert a second drive that you supply. This would be either the D or E drive depending upon how the new system is set up. That would give you access to the entire disc.



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