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Windows 7: Move win 7 to a new machine

28 Feb 2011   #11


To reuse the HD, SysPrep it before moving it to new machine. This does the same thing as Paragon app but is free: Windows 7 Installation - Transfer to a New Computer

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01 Mar 2011   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate (64-bit)

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01 Mar 2011   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Yes only problem is still the old computer is fried so no way to use sysprep.
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01 Mar 2011   #14


Plug a monitor into the laptop, Sysprep the hard drive then move to new machine.

Or move HD to new machine,boot Paragon Adaptive Restore CD to remove all drivers and prepare it to boot on the new hardware.
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