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communication using printer cable

  Can we communicate & share files between two system using printer socket and cable if so what are the advantages and disadvantages of using it?
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edmonds_robertCommented:
You actually need a "laplink" cable to do this.  Advantages -- easy to set up.
Disadvantages -- it's slooooooooooooooooooow.
Oh, did I mention it was slow?
If you have network cards in each, use a crossover cable to create a peer-to-peer network between the two.
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CyberWizardCommented:
you can also use a nul cable via com port or a cable over usb channels.
but I'd go for the network cards and crossover too.
you can get a kit relatively cheap.
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