Transfer Windows 7 to New Computer


  1. Posts : 3
    Windows 7 Home Premium 32 Bit
       #1

    Transfer Windows 7 to New Computer


    Hi, How would you transfer complete Windows 7 Home Premium 32 Bit installation from old computer with PATA HDD to New computer with SATA HDD?
    Any info would be much appreciated.
    Thanks,
    John
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  2.    #2

    If either has a WD or Seagate HD I'd use Acronis premium free cloning/imaging suite to clone or image it over, otherwise use Win7 built-in imaging or Macrium - Image your system

    Be sure to include MBR and track 0 if asked, have Win7 installer or Repair CD standing by in case it won't start to run Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times after making sure Win7 or it's 100mb System REserved (preferred) is marked Active. Mark Partition Active
    Last edited by gregrocker; 27 Oct 2012 at 10:03.
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  3. Posts : 3,133
    Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit SP 1
       #3

    Another option would be to use the Migrate OS to SSD or HDD feature in the free version of Aomei Partition Master. I have used it a number of times and it has always worked very well.
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  4. Posts : 191
    Windows 7 Ultimate x64
       #4

    I would make a system image using Macrium and restore the image to your new drive.
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  5. Posts : 3
    Windows 7 Home Premium 32 Bit
    Thread Starter
       #5

    Thank you everybody for the quick and valued responses.
    John
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