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    File transfer to a PC?

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    File transfer to a PC?
    Hey,

    I have a Macbook Pro 13' and I want to transfer files to my PC. My question is, can I use a Firewire cable to transfer the files? My Macbook Pro has a 9-pin and PC has a 6-Pin. So would a 6-pin to 9-pin cable work?

    Thanks.

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    File transfer to a PC?
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    27" iMac i5, 3.2 GHz, iPad 3, iPhone 5c, iPhone 6+, 3 iPods, Yosemite
    It should work barring any other incompatibilities such as not being able to write to the PC's NTFS formatted drive from your Mac. (Third party software probably needed)

    Take a look at this LINK for 6 to 9 pin FW cables.

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    File transfer to a PC?

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    I got a 6-to-9 pin firewire cable already and I tried it out but...

    1. My Macbook turned off instantly when I connected. I realize that I have to turn off my Macbook and then start it holding T after plugging, but by plugging it without turning off my Macbook... is that bad?

    2. My PC does not see the firewire connection.

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    File transfer to a PC?

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    nvm I'll start a new thread for this.

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