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Windows 7: Windows Easy Transfer - Transfer To & From Computers

28 Jun 2010   #50

XP and Windows 7

Belkin which show on the package it is for Windows 7.....The one thing I did see is that it does not support 64bit to 32 bit which I think is the case here. 64 bit XP and 32 bit Windows 7. Any ideas?
I do not have a screen shot for this but the Belkin cable clearly states the Windows 7 compatability. On the side of the box it shows migration from 64 bit to 32 bit is not supported.

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28 Feb 2011   #51

Windows 10 Pro X64

Any chance you could update this tutorial to indicate you can also use it to transfer data and settings between accounts on the same computer? If not then maybe a new tutorial is needed, though it's identical to this one except you use two accounts instead of two computers.

This can be very handy when you are create a new account because something is messed up with the old one.

I verified this works, using the External hard drive or flash drive method.

Start with the old account. When done, log off then login to the new account instead of using a different computer.
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28 Feb 2011   #52
Orbital Shark


Excellent Idea, I'll implement ASAP :)
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01 Mar 2011   #53

Windows 10 Pro X64

Excellent! Looks good. Many thanks.
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04 Mar 2011   #54

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Windows 7 Ult x64 - SP1/ Windows 8 Pro x64

Nice addition, thanks Ztruker.
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10 Mar 2011   #55

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 & OSX 10.6

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Scaz50 View Post
Really hoping that some of you experts can help out with this one!

My old XP PC has been giving me problems recently, frequent crashes and slow performance. I have, today, been out and purchased a new Windows 7 PC.

After looking at the forums I decided to use the Easy Transfer Wizard over Ethernet method. All was going well until my old PC crashed half way through the transfer. Thus I had to start over, again, my old PC died half way through.

Now I know that it is possible to mount my old internal hdd in my new PC as an additional drive. However, I was wondering if it is possible then to run the Transfer wizard from my old HDD to the new one within the same PC? I realise that I could manually copy the data and config files between drives but was hoping that the Wizard can handle this situation. Any advice would be greatly appreciated!
If you mount the old drive in the new pc, why not just run the transfer software on the old drive FROM the new pc?
Or just pull and migrate the files and folders you want to keep, just reading them off the old drive..

hope this helps?
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11 Mar 2011   #56

Windows 7 Ultimate

This is great! Thanks so much!
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12 Mar 2011   #57
Orbital Shark


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by hiddepolen View Post
This is great! Thanks so much!
You're welcome, glad you like it and hope you find many more useful tutorials here :)
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05 Jul 2011   #58

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit.
New computer?

I'm planning to upgrade my computer motherboard,cpu and ram I have a backup made to an external hard drive.Can I use the backup on my new setup? Should I use easy transfer ?I'm not to sure about this because there will be new drivers installed,I'm not explaining it very well can anyone see what I'm trying to do!
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20 Sep 2011   #59

Windows 7 32


My HP's vista motherboard went bad and I bought a new HP win 7 machine. The old hard drive I mounted as a slave hard drive on the new computer. How do I transfer my files from the old salve Drive (G:) to my new hard drive (C:) IT probably really simple but i have not been able to figure it out yet.

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