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Windows 7: Migrating from Windows XP to Windows 7 Beta with Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010

08 Mar 2009   #1

Win7 Ultimate x64 on Desktop / Win7 Ultimate x86 on laptop / Win7 x86 Starter on Netbook
 
 
Migrating from Windows XP to Windows 7 Beta with Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010

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There's been a lot of press about how there isn't a an upgrade path from Windows XP to Windows 7. In this video, Jeremy walked me through using the latest beta of the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit, specificallly the User State Migration Tool, to transfer the user settings and files from a Windowx XP installation to a new install of Windows 7 on the same PC.
Migrating from Windows XP to Windows 7 Beta with Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010 Beta | Media | TechNet Edge


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08 Mar 2009   #2

Vista Ult64, Win7600
 
 

That was a great find ,well done,I might try it out on my old XP machine and see if it works.
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08 Mar 2009   #3

Win7 Ultimate x64 on Desktop / Win7 Ultimate x86 on laptop / Win7 x86 Starter on Netbook
 
 

Thanks, I thought so!
Great info if your thinking of updating from XP to Windows 7.
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09 Mar 2009   #4

Win7 Ultimate x64 on Desktop / Win7 Ultimate x86 on laptop / Win7 x86 Starter on Netbook
 
 

Has anybody tried this yet?
I am interested to find out how it runs!
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09 Mar 2009   #5

Vista Ult64, Win7600
 
 

Hi, I was all on for trying it, but I aborted because of the runaround I seemed to be getting, trying to install the application they were talking about,so I partitioned the XP hard drive and Installed as normal, and it is running like a dream,but I would have liked to have tried the other way just to see what it was like,it looks good ,if you can get it to work.
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11 Mar 2009   #6

Windows Vista SP2
 
 

Nice.
One question.
Is there anyway I can do that on a machine running Vista to downgrade to XP?
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11 Mar 2009   #7

Win7 Ultimate x64 on Desktop / Win7 Ultimate x86 on laptop / Win7 x86 Starter on Netbook
 
 

I don't think so? It is designed for XP & Windows 7.
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11 Mar 2009   #8

Windows Vista SP2
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Romulinx2 View Post
I don't think so? It is designed for XP & Windows 7.
It has the Windows Vista sticker on it.
More info: It is a Toshiba Satellite A135-S4527

When I tried to install XP, I did a clean install by the way, I got most everything to work right except some bugs with the USB mouse and some weird driver errors that the solutions did not fix. I ended up just putting Vista back on, but the system runs very poorly on it.
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11 Mar 2009   #9

Win7 Ultimate x64 on Desktop / Win7 Ultimate x86 on laptop / Win7 x86 Starter on Netbook
 
 

Deathsink,

The program (Deployment kit) is not for win Vista. It is designed for Win XP and Windows 7.
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11 Mar 2009   #10

Windows Vista SP2
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Romulinx2 View Post
Deathsink,

The program (Deployment kit) is not for win Vista. It is designed for Win XP and Windows 7.
Nice, thanks.
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