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Windows 7: Hard Drive Copy?

14 Jan 2010   #11

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gosaad View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by seekermeister View Post
Files should be no problem, just copy/paste, but there is no good way to move programs without reinstalling them.

Not at all
Use HD Clone
Start computer from CD/DVD (win7 dvd)ninside
choose Repair
restart windows 7 ultimate from the new hard disk.
Correct me if I'm wrong, but wouldn't that result in the entire beta version of Windows being transferred, rather than simply installing the programs on the new version?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 Jan 2010   #12

Windows 7

This is exactly what the User State Migration Tool was designed for.
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