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transfer data from my old computer

i have a 1997 elonex NB 5000 laptop and it is so old and slow ( 133 mhtz ) that it is obsolete. i have files and photos that i would like to transfer to my new computer. the diskette drive works but it only takes 1.44 mgb of data and most files are bigger so cant use that. the cd drive is read only. ...elonex has no USB ...there are several ports at back ...one is a 15 pin female...one is 9 pin male ...one is 25 pin female and a strange 3 parallel row female connector ( i think its called mini dock connector)... is it possible to connect my elonex by a cable to my dell computer and access the files and transfer? can anyone tell me what i need please ???

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Any wifi?

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Or ethernet? You didn't tell.

If all that is left is the hard drive, why not remove that and put it into some USB case or cable? Cheap at under 20.
Bob

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transfer data from my old computer

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thanks for taking the time to reply...no ethernet connections or wifi...compuiter is 12 years old...

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I bet it's IDE.

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transfer my old computer

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hi thanks again...looks like its the perfect solution...had a look at the website and the pin connector looks the correct match ...many thanks for your sound advice...
tried google before but never got a satisfactory solution
appreciate your help...

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just yank out the hard drive...

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just remove the hard drive and stick it in an external case.

As for the ports, I think the 25 pin one MIGHT be a printer port, or maybe that's the 15 pin...I'm not sure. The 9 pin is a mystery to me, as is the other one. I doubt any of them would interface with the new machine anyway, though.

Your only other option would be to buy a CD burner, for which there is probably no software available for windows 95 or whatever's on there.

I am pretty sure there is no wifi, since that didn't come along until the Apple iBook (1999). But, if there's an ethernet port, you could hook it to your other computer or network with that.

Best bet is to remove the drive.

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transfer old computer data to new

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thanks for reply...i can remove the hard drive but not sure what kind of case you are referring to? where could i buy this ? will it have a USB at one end to connect to my dell ?

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