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by rwp_17 / April 11, 2005 12:51 AM PDT

i would like to know how to get my windows me build 4.9.3000 to connect to my windows 95 laptop through their dial-up modems or if it is not possible please suggest an alterative method.

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not sure
by rwp_17 / April 11, 2005 1:18 AM PDT
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i am not sure if i posted in the right section
but if you guys could please help me anyway
i would bet thanful

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Why you insist on modem to modem?
by Melati Hitam / April 11, 2005 4:27 AM PDT
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To connect two pc/laptop you can use a cross over cable (if you have an ethernet port on both of them)

Or you can use Laplink cable, and create a network between the two.

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by rwp_17 / April 12, 2005 1:12 AM PDT

my laptop doesn't have an ethernet card and my desktop's ethernet card is being used by my cable connection

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(NT) (NT) then use laplink cable, its use parallel port..
by Melati Hitam / April 13, 2005 12:31 AM PDT
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Parallel definitely in preference to serial
by jkp / April 13, 2005 1:38 AM PDT
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Further to Melati's post: a Laplink parallel port cable is cheap and a lot faster than a null modem cable. Serial transmission is one bit at a time and bytes are expanded from eight to ten bits in size (8 data + 1 start + 1 stop). A Laplink cable will work on four bits at a time and, using Windows Direct Cable Connection, you can actually set up a network between the two computers albeit a lot slower one than is available via Ethernet.

You can get full help on setting up DCC here


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hooray for me!
by rwp_17 / April 18, 2005 2:02 AM PDT

okay on sunday april 17 2005 i went to the swap an shop (like a large flea market) and found a DCC cable for $3.00 bought it and installed laplink for windows 95 on my windows me computer from the application recovery cd that came with my laptop connected the 2 and ran laplink on both computers and i now have a way to transfer files between the 2 computers. hooray for me!

but now i am wondering is there a way to get the computers 2 processors to function as 1 processor but still remain seperate

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bump processor speed
by rwp_17 / April 18, 2005 2:47 AM PDT
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please tell me is there any way to share resources between my 2 computers using laplink

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Sharing with DCC
by jkp / April 18, 2005 5:11 PM PDT
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You cannot share the CPU's. DCC is just a slow, simple network; using it you can share disk space and printers. You could even share RAM in a buckshee kind of way by setting up a RAMdisk in one computer.

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by postmaxin / April 26, 2005 4:27 PM PDT
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