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Windows 7: Can Windows Easy Transfer be used if source is removed hard disk

25 Apr 2013   #11
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Easiest is to drag the named User folders which are being used to external to transfer to new install.

You do not want AppData as it is a corruption path. Start fresh with new settings.

If you want to try to troubleshoot the old install here are steps for Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Start.

I would first test the hardware by booting into Dell Diagnostics: Dell Diagnostics Utility - How to Run the

Follow these steps to get a perfect Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7.

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