USB Windows Transfer Cable A Male to A Male

Code: A42HF

USB Windows Transfer Cable A Male to A Male is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 7.
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  • Works with Windows Easy Transfer
  • Transfer your documents and settings to your new machine
  • USB 2.0 - fast transfer rate over 12 MB/second and up to 16MB/second

Product details

USB Windows Transfer Cable A Male to A Male

• Works with Windows Easy Transfer• Transfer your documents and settings to your new machine• USB 2.0 - fast transfer rate over 12 MB/second and up to 16MB/second
• Backwards compatible with USB 1.1
• No file size or media capacity limitation
• Two easy steps of operation - simply connect and transfer
• Supports Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7• Easy file sharing and data transfer between 2 PCs through the USB port• Support for 2-way data transfer
• Windows 8 is supported via additional firmware download from the media section of this item's Maplin website entry

Windows 8 is also supported via an additional firmware download located here

Using this two way data transfer cable you can easily transfer files and data between two PCs through the USB port. 2-way data transfer cable with USB A to A connections for easy file sharing.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quick delivery. A quick and simple solution to transfering files from one computer to another. Just plug and play.
Date published: 2012-04-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works as it says on the box. Great product and service from Maplin as usual.
Date published: 2012-07-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worked Fine
Date published: 2012-10-05
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Useless. I bought this to connect my Surface (which has only 1 USB port) to a USB hub. I wasn't bothered about the file transfer - I bought it as it was the only male to male in the Maplin shop. I could not get the USB hub working with this - I tried everything (I work in IT so I know what I'm doing). Looks like the file transfer capability interferes with the Surface detecting the hub.
Date published: 2016-03-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Simple and reliable Worked well for transferring files between two Windows 7 PCs, saved using a memory stick. Would have been ideal if you could drag and drop files onto the app to transfer them, or mount the remote PC as a drive in My Computer. But the supplied software was simple and reliable.
Date published: 2016-10-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I am very happy with the W, Transfer cable it works perfect .
Date published: 2017-01-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Did the job! Bought to tfr stuff from old to new laptop. Worked fine
Date published: 2016-08-22
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Hi is this the cable to use for transfer from Windows 7 to Windows 10? Many thanks Arthur

Asked by: Arthur
This item only has support for Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-07-19

can this cable be used on mac too?

Asked by: nitin
No, this item only has Windows support.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-05-02

I used this on windows 7 PCs and it worked well but I have not managed to get it to work on Windows 10. The software starts and then crashes immediately, do you know if I can update the software to make it work with Windows 10?

Asked by: stevejones27
Supports Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 - It also supports Windows 8 through a seperate firmware download available here: http://mercury.maplin.co.uk/ZIP/A42HF_firmware.zip This does not support Windows 10
Answered by: Dale
Date published: 2017-02-07

Will this cable enable photos on my laptop to show on my TV/

Asked by: Peter
Unfortunately we are unable to guarantee full compatibility for this item in your intended application I am sorry for any inconvenience this may cause you.
Answered by: darren cordon
Date published: 2017-01-25

I whish to transfer The data from my old laptop to a replacement laptop. Both are on XP

Asked by: Francis
Unfortuently this item would not be suitible.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2016-12-27

How long is the cable for this?

Asked by: ewart
This is 1.8m in length.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-09-11

I bought this to transfer files between 2 windows 7 laptops. The software didn't download whichever way I connected the leads and tried every USB port on both machines. Is the LED supposed to light because it doesn't on mine.

Asked by: Tobysdad
This service is for frequently asked questions and does not allow two way communication, In order for us to best assist you with your technical issue please contact us on the details below: 0333 400 9500 or email technical@maplin.co.uk
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-07-18

Does this cable incorporate the FDTI chip and does it convert to usb to serial via usb only and vice versa as we can say prolific usb?

Asked by: stephen
The manufacturer makes no mention of this in their documentation so I would have to say it does not, The device is provided as an "as is" solution to data transfer, the manufacturer has not provided any detail of the technologies employed in this operation. http://www.goodway.com.tw/ca/product3.asp?listid=3&id=4&subid=10&pid=964&typeid=#index2947
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2016-06-08
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A42HF USB Windows Transfer Cable A Male to A Male (1+) £5.99

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