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Old 06-22-2005, 03:02 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default what do I need to set up a usb 2.0 connection for one laptop only


can some one tell me please what do i need to set up a usb 2.0 connection (i have only usb 1.1 on my laptop) for one laptop: toshiba satellite 1400-s151 with window xp home editioon. (not very old model: just before 2002). Therefore, usb 2.0 is not build in, just the usb 1.1. i heard you need a netwwork pc card and cables but i don't know what exacctly are they. therefore, can you please let me know as soon as u can! thank you very much!

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Old 06-22-2005, 03:06 AM   #2 (permalink)
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What is your intent? Are you going to transfer files between the 2 laptops?


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you just need a PCMCIA card with USB 2.0 in it. provided your Laptop has a PCMCIA slot, it should.
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Old 06-23-2005, 02:39 AM   #4 (permalink)
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i am trying to transfer data from external hd (that suppors usb 2.0) to the laptop then that data i just transfered to another hd (or do u think i can transfer data simutaneously from one external hd to another external hd via 2 usb 1.1 or usb 2.0 connections?

and about the USB 2.0 laptop/notebook card, do u know and which one is the best to buy and what exacly does it look like (never seen one before sorry )
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