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    Hi All,
    I love my iPad but I am trying to get rid of my old windows pc so I would appreciate any help on connecting my iPad to the pc so I can transfer some files (documents and spreadsheets) to the iPad,
    Cheers,
    Dave. D.
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    If you don't have a ton of files (less than 2GB), I recommend getting a DropBox account and syncing the files there to begin with. There is a DropBox app for the iPad that will allow you to download them when needed, and many of the apps you'll want on your iPad later (that will let you edit the files) can access DropBox directly.

    Trust me, DropBox will come in handy later anyway. The basic account is free.
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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

    The IPad Forum is a community of members from all walks of life and from all over the world coming together to share our experiences and to help each other learn about this wonderful piece of technology the Ipad. There is a wealth of information already here in the many threads we have so doing some searches will answer most of the questions you have. If then you cannot find the answer you are seeking then by all means post your question. There are many friendly and informed members here only too willing to help you.

    We also have our own App - It is a very simple app to navigate.
    http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/discussion-forum-for-ipad/id412896524?mt=8
    Reading the IPad manual is a great place to start so please download a copy of these.
    http://www.support.apple.com/manuals/ipad/
    2 very informative threads from which you will learn many tips and shortcuts for the IPad.
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-general-discussions/21590-tips-tricks-those-us-who-dont-know.html
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-os/49581-ios5-tips-tricks.html
    We have rules like any Community so please read these also
    http://www.ipadforums.net/forum-rul...um-rules-everybody-please-read.html#post14697

    Once again we welcome you here and are so pleased you have joined us!

    Sent from my iPad using iPF

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