Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2003/01/02

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Subject: RE: [Leica] OT: how to move lots of GB between computers
From: Tim Atherton <>
Date: Thu, 02 Jan 2003 15:10:34 -0700

if you can find some cheap network cards it should be pretty easy?

Don't know what they go for now though - I bought two old junk computers at
a government sale for a few bucks and used the cards from those to do
exactly what you want to do.


> -----Original Message-----
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> Wajsman
> Sent: Wednesday, January 01, 2003 6:00 AM
> To: Leica Users Group; RUG
> Subject: [Leica] OT: how to move lots of GB between computers
> During my current visit to Denmark (sadly to end on Sunday) I have
> purchased a new desktop PC. Now I have the challenge of moving about
> 15-20 GB of data (mostly pictures) from the old PC to the new one. The
> only obvious solution I can think of is to copy the files to CD-RW discs
> on the old PC, copy the disc onto the new PC and repeat the process
> until all files are moved. This is of course a rather laborious process,
> so I wonder if there is some easy software out there which would for
> example allow me to connect the two computers via the serial or UBS
> ports and just transfer the files directly. I appreciate any
> suggestions.
> Nathan
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