4/10/11
8:02 am

Forum Question: File sharing between os 8.6 and os 10.6.7

I want to export old quicken transactions from my old Mac os8.6 to my new Mac os 10.6.7. I have connected the macs with a Ethernet cable. I have enabled file sharing on both macs. The new Mac cannot see the old Mac when trying to connect to the old mac
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Joel meltz

Comments: 3 Responses to “File sharing between os 8.6 and os 10.6.7”

    4/10/11 @ 9:08 am

    You won’t be able to create a network by simply running a cable between them. If you want to do it with networking, then they should both be connected to the same router — not directly to each other.
    A better way might simply be to use a USB flash drive. If you don’t have one (they seem to give them away nowadays) you can get a very cheap one and use that to caddy the files from one machine to the other.

    Joel meltz
    4/10/11 @ 2:30 pm

    The problem on the old Mac os 8.6 the USB is 1.1 while on the new Mac os 10.6 is 2.0

      4/10/11 @ 4:52 pm

      So? Transferring to the Flash drive will be slow, but it sounds like you just need to transfer some small files this one time. So what if it takes a few minutes?

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