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MAC to PC file Exchange

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Were can I get a shareware MAC to PC file exchange program. My version does not work anymore. I have PC exchange in my system folder but I cannot read DOS disks. I am trying to convert my Quicken files to a PC version of the program.  I have a MAC Performa 405 system. OS is 7.1 (can't install 7.5 on this processor)
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hi...
Why not try a different approach. You can get this FREE utility
called "MacSee" that runs on your PC and allows you to read Mac volumes on your PC. get it from ...
http://www.lang.duke.edu/ftp/pub/download/utils.htm

Also...
have you considered networking your PC and Mac together?
You will need a network card from Asante, under $100.

info can be found at....
http://www.dartmouth.edu/comp/new-net/maccardlistrev.html#performa

Networking Software to mount PC Vols onto your mac over the network is called "Dave" from "Thursby" under $100. Demo from...
http://www.thursby.com

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Hi..
Was my answert any good? You didn't give any comments.
You also said in your original question that you can't put OS 7.5 on youe Mac... have a look at...

http://product.info.apple.com/productinfo/specsheets/Performa/Mac_Performa_405.html

You will see that OS 7.5.3 is supported for your model, also that it is upgradeable to an LC 475...

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I reinstalled the system folder from a back-up and recovered the PC exchange program which had been corrupted. I rebooted my system and it now reads DOS disks.  We were able to transfer files to our PC successfully.  
Thanks for your input.
JANSAL
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Hi.....
You should have gone to e-e customer services and posted a question asking if you can have your question deleted and your points returned as you had figured the answer out for yourself.
The good thing is that your solution is now available for others
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