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Windows 7: Easy Transfer Missing

16 Nov 2009   #11

Windows 7 Home Premium (Retail) Full version - With SP1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bobtran View Post
actual path the executable is: %windir%\system32\migwiz\migwiz.exe

If it is there then make a shortcut to it. Otherwise I it from Microsoft.
Thank you. Yep, it is right where you said it would be but still doesn't show up in either route.

Will try to download it in a while.

Thanks again.

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16 Nov 2009   #12

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jsquareg View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by richc46 View Post
Try MS site. see above
Thank you.

Sorry, but I'm a little dense right now after raking leaves all day and don't quite understand.
You can try bobtrans solution or you could go to and if you can find it, I think you can download easy transfer from there.

edit: Good, looks like you found a solution
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16 Nov 2009   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

You could also type "migwiz" in the search and then click it (it is an executable and starts the Easy Transfer wizard).
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16 Nov 2009   #14

Windows 7 Home Premium (Retail) Full version - With SP1

OK everybody. There was an eye dee ten tee error here. I keep a folder on my data drives that has shortcuts to most of the things I use fairly often and, of course, there is a short cut to that folder on my desktop. I found Easy Transfer in it with the short cut symbol. I think what happened was that I left click dragged it from All Programs\Accessories\System Tools rather than righ click dragging it and choosing 'create a shortcut here.' Either that or I right click dragged it and chose 'move here.'

Thanks to every body who pitched in and got me thinking straight.
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