How to transfer an ASP.Net website from one computer to another

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For the purpose of this tutorial, let's say you have created an ASP.Net website in Visual Studio on computer "a", and you need to transfer the website to computer "b."

  1. On computer "a", in Windows Explorer, go to the directory where the project files are stored (example: C:\Users\username\Documents\Visual Studio 2015\Projects\example)
  2. Right-click on the folder and select Send To > Compressed (zipped) folder
  3. Move the compressed folder to computer "b."

Note: The compressed folder can be moved to computer "b" by sharing a folder on computer b.

  1. On computer "b", move the folder to where you want the files to be stored. The location does not need to be C:\Users\username\Documents\Visual Studio 2015\Projects\example
  2. On computer "b", launch Visual Studio
  3. Select Open Project
  4. Navigate to the directory where the project is stored, and select the project

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