help pls...transfering info from PC to laptop

Help pls...transfering info from PC to laptop i want to get rid of my old comp...and transfer everything onto my laptop. have a lot of songs on PC. MY usb thing doesnt seem to work, so went and bought a ethernet cable..the guys said i just plug it into both comps and i can transfer? dont no much about comps...and nothing is happening. help pls :) and yes..im blonde

geek_car_gurl, Jun 11, 4:30 pm

Make sure its a CROSSOVER cable and not just a standard ethernet cable for direct pc to pc connection.
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/setup/getstarted/bott_fstw.mspx

geek_babcorp, Jun 11, 4:35 pm