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Copying from old laptop


collinsc

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Hi

I am considering purchasing a new laptop. I know how to copy all my word docs, pics etc i'll just use my ext HD. But, how do i:

1) Copy over i tunes? (can this be done on HD and then do i have to re-install i tunes app?)

2) i recently downloaded microsoft office 2010 via a work offer using a key. i assume i cant re-use the key, can i transfer ms2010 over (if i get a laptop without 2010).

3) there are a number of applications/programs i have on my c drive (my programs drive) that i honestly dont know what are for!!! i assume if i dont know what they are then i dont need them...

advice on above questions appreciated, and on a new laptop, budget is £400 - no other real requirements, my acer aspire 5613 has served me well, but it's perhaps time i updated.

thanks

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Fruit Bat /\0/\

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http://mou.me.uk/2007/08/25/woops-kontiki-did-it-again-kserviceexe-and-the-bbc-iplayer/

Kontiki is P2p file sharing by iplayer / 40D a real bandwidth and CPU hog that slows down your machine and internet.

bing bar installer install bing search engine to IE

bonjour conduit is a games installer should certainly be got rid off

CONEXANT is for your internal modem

DIFX driver install frameworkshttp://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff544838.aspx

CyberLink Oberon media Acer laptop? its the crappy games installed wth the machine

Sibelius software music scor writing software http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sibelius_%28software%29

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collinsc

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ok thanks very much, i think best approach is to not copy anything across and instead just start from scratch.

i plan to use the older laptop just as a web browser for visitors - so i'll wipe everything other than wireless network connectivity.

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john bunyan

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Don't wipe CONEXANT nor microsoft .Net framework

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collinsc

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ok ta, i'll be careful what i wipe and perhaps check on here first!

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collinsc

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please excuse my ignorance. for the windows easy transfer - what do i have to dl for each of my laptops. old is vista 32 bit new is windows 7 64 bit

from the link i have dl for my old laptop the vista 32 bit programme. im not sure if i then have to dl the same to my new laptop so that syncs? or a 64 bit windows 7 version!??

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-GB/windows7/products/features/windows-easy-transfer

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