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Connecting Surface RT to PC

  1. #1


    Posts : 56
    windows 8.1 Pro

    Connecting Surface RT to PC


    Is there no way of connecting the Surface RT to a PC through usb to drag files from one to the other?

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  2. #2


    Posts : 96
    Win 8.1 Enterprise


    Hello,

    Yes, there are two options for you, create a Homegroup by following this Tutorial from Microsoft.

    Or....a must convenient way is to use Skydrive, and you may access your files remotely anywhere and anytime.

    Hope this helps.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 56
    windows 8.1 Pro


    2xg thanks but they are like 8gb files. I'm just stunned you cannot connect via usb and just drag files across. I suppose I will have to buy a thumbstick when I get time
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  4. #4


    Posts : 96
    Win 8.1 Enterprise


    Homegroup might work for you, it can be a little hassle setting it up or buy a reasonable Network Attached Storage (NAS) so that you may store more files. There's a wired (connected to your router's ethernet port) or wireless NAS to choose from.
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