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Windows 7: A Few Questions Before I Get a New Laptop (Mostly about moving things)

01 May 2016   #21
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Answer to your question is NO. You can move user files, system files can usually not be moved.


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01 May 2016   #22
Alpha Hedge

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
Answer to your question is NO. You can move user files, system files can usually not be moved.
So I can't move anything in my computer besides my account?
Specifically, I'm talking about copying program files. I assume the answer is still no?
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01 May 2016   #23
mitchell65

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

You can move your data files but you will need to install your programs on the new machine.
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01 May 2016   #24
Indianatone

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate and numerous virtual machines
 
 

Here is a search on New Egg of the model you like: Dell E6530 - Newegg.com
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04 May 2016   #25
Alpha Hedge

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Indianatone View Post
Here is a search on New Egg of the model you like: Dell E6530 - Newegg.com
I actually did find an amazing laptop on newegg, but apparently there have been hundreds of complaints about newegg in the past year
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