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Windows 7: Easy transfer problem

19 Sep 2012   #1
dougwur

windows home premium 64 bit
 
 
Easy transfer problem

I have used WET to tranfer files from an XP machine to an external HD per WET instructions. I am running Home Premium 64 bit program on Lenovo laptop.
When I attach HD to new computer WET gives the message "cannot open files".
Any suggestions?
Thanks


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19 Sep 2012   #2
ignatzatsonic

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Windows 7 SP1, Home Premium, 64-bit
 
 

It's not a highly reliable tool in my experience.

I'd just use another method if at all possible---rather than fighting it for hours.

What specific types of files were you transferring?
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19 Sep 2012   #3
dougwur

windows home premium 64 bit
 
 
windows easy transfer problems

Thanks, files are pictures, videos, and documents.
Any suggestions on other programs?
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19 Sep 2012   #4
ignatzatsonic

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 SP1, Home Premium, 64-bit
 
 

If I had a choice, I wouldn't use a program.

I'd just copy the files from one location to another--possibly by using a USB thumb drive, possibly by temporarily connecting the destination drive to the PC containing the source drive, possibly by burning DVDs, whatever.
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