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Replacing Computer Assistance

by mdearing / October 19, 2006 9:57 PM PDT

I am upgrading my computer and have purchased a new Dell E521 to Replace my locally made "Computers Etc" machine. I wish to transfer the files and applications from one computer to the next, so I bought PCMover. I temporarily connected my Cable Modem to the new machine and it worked fine. When I caonnected it back to the old machine, the network status says "Little or no connectivity". I need the old computer to connect to the internet to activate the PCMover software. Both machines have Windows XP. Thanks!

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by Scrotes4Life / October 19, 2006 10:01 PM PDT

Use the files transfer wizard if you have XP in both and get your money back on that software.

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Release the IP address, power down, power up
by barnesam / October 21, 2006 3:17 PM PDT

In XP on your new machine, click Start -> Run, type "cmd" (without quotes). In the command prompt window, type "ipconfig /release" Shut down the machine. Remove power from the cable modem. Make sure your old pc is also off. Wait a few seconds. Reconnect power to your cable modem and power up your old machine.

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