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Subject: Re: [Leica] OT: how to move lots of GB between computers
From: "\(SonC\) Sonny Carter" <>
Date: Thu, 2 Jan 2003 16:21:14 -0600
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Nathan, the quickest way is to install your old computer  hard drive in your
new computer for the time it takes to copy the files from one drive to the
other.  Once the files are moved, put it back into the old computer.


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From: "Nathan Wajsman" <>
To: "Leica Users Group" <>; "RUG"
Sent: Wednesday, January 01, 2003 7:00 AM
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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