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File Transfer from Desktop with no Monitor to Laptop

By lolliegee ·
I have an older desktop that I almost never use, so I loaned the monitor out. I've since realized I need to get a file off it. Is there a way to use my laptop (running XP) to access those files?
Thanks.

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Ask for the monitor back

by The 'G-Man.' In reply to File Transfer from Deskto ...

as you only loaned it out.

To access from your laptop the old system would need to be connected via a network or cable. Both would require setting up, which require the ability to see the screen.

Otherwise remove the HD and take it over to a friends house.

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Couple different ways....

by ---TK--- In reply to File Transfer from Deskto ...

If you have shares on the desktop, fire it up and access the shares through the network. Or use Remote desktop and remote into the PC (if Remote desktop is a enabled). Or you can remove the Hard drive and use an IDE to USB converter to view the file system on your lappy.... Or like the other post said, get your monitor back... There are lots of ways just depends on how you want to go about it, and whats easiest for you.

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