Windows XP crossover to Windows 7
I how I use crossover cable to move files from old XP windows computer to new Windows 7 computer?Thank you,Hank
November 12th, 2009 9:54pm

Using crossover cable to connect 2 computers is the same as create a network.After connect the 2 computers, go to network connections in Control Panel, in Local Area Connection Properties, double click Internet Protocol Version 4, change to Use the following IP address, setup IP as (second computer is, Subnet mask is (both), default gateway is (both),
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November 13th, 2009 11:47am

Thank you very much for the information, I was able to move my files over.
December 4th, 2009 12:20am

I am having the same problem but I can't even reach the stage where your recommendation comes in. I have an older windows XP laptop and now having a new windows 7 laptop. Similarly, I want to transfer files from the old to the new laptop. However, when I plug in the cross-over cable, nothing was shown on either of the laptop that indicate a connection. I thought it was the cable's problem but when I connect the windows XP laptop to a windows 2000 PC, it shows the connection. Is there any setting on windows 7 PC that I have missed? I have realised that the connection kept "flicking". When I look at control panel > network and internet > network connection on windows 7, the LAN adaptor icon came on for 2 sec and then off, then on again few sec later and then off.
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February 9th, 2010 2:14pm

I have done so. but it's not working.
July 22nd, 2011 11:59pm

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