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File Transfer iPad to PC via USB?


iPF Noob
Mar 21, 2012
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I'm close to being an iPad owner, but I need to be assured I can move files from the iPad to a PC. I'm aware of apps that do this, the cloud can, etc. For Information Security reasons, the ONLY method that is acceptable for my situation is via the USB cable. So, if I plug the 30 pin connector into the iPad and the USB end into the PC, will the PC see the iPad as a remote disk, mount it and allow me to use Explorer to drag from the iPad and drop to the PC?

If the answer is no, to the extent you have time and patience for typing, can you tell me what's happening behind the scenes (on the devices) that inhibit the file transfer. Many thanks in advance!!


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