Direct cable connection
Posted on 1998-07-25
Just got a new computer with win98,
got parallel cable (both ends male), hooked it up with my old computer (win95), I'm wanting to copy files from old to new, in control panel\Network\file & print sharing, both are checked. Made old the host and new the guest, when I try to connect from the new, it can't connect, tells me to make sure both cables are connected, they are
both are connected to the LPT1, both computers will print,
so both ports work. The cable is brand new parallel DB25
male/male. How do I make this work?
Is there a free or shareware program that will do this better easier, what's it called?