[LMB] AKICOT:L getting files off an old computer

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Mon Sep 19 02:20:21 BST 2011


On Sep 18, 2011, at 7:15 PM, Andrew Barton wrote:

> I have a computer originally bought in 1993 (486, running Windows 3.1).  I haven't used it in some years but it still has some files that would be useful.  Alas, the floppy drive seems to have died.
> 
> Any suggestions on how to get files off the hard disk?  There's more data than I want to try to send over the net using its rather slow modem.
> 
> I'm in the UK, not far from London.


Borrow a network card (or two), so that you can temporarily have a home LAN.   


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