from old to new computer

  Astrid 09:53 12 Jul 10
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I'm about to buy a new computer, moving from Windows XP to Windows 7 at the same time. My only worry is transferring all files, programmes and data from old computer to new. I know there is software to help with this. Is it any good? I've heard of Zinstall - would this be useful. Or is there a simple way of switching without this kind of help?

  Sparkly 09:59 12 Jul 10

Hi Astrid this is the microsoft one easy to use.

click here

  Sea Urchin 12:04 12 Jul 10

As you will see from Sparkly's link you can transfer your files, data and settings to your new computer - but your programs will need to be re-installed from scratch. If you have kept copies of the executable program files then you can transfer them and reinstall on the new machine.

  LHault 15:20 12 Jul 10

My cousin used Zinstall couple months ago, seemed pretty decent. Transferred all programs as well, so should suit you.

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