Files and Settings Transfer Wizard/Windows Easy Transfer

During our radio show we spoke with Doris about the Files and Settings Transfer Wizard…

(I need to say I have never used this. No reflection on this tool, but due to bad past data loss experiences I always “manually” copy files…”by hand” if you will. When it comes to backups, I only trust me.)

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How to use the Files and Settings Transfer Wizard with a wizard disk in Windows XP
“You can use the Files and Settings Transfer Wizard to transfer settings from one computer to another computer. The settings that you can transfer include your personalized settings for Microsoft Internet Explorer and Outlook Express, desktop settings, display settings, and dial-up connection settings.
“You can also use the Files and Settings Transfer Wizard to create a backup copy of your Windows XP settings. You can use this backup copy of your settings to restore your files and settings if you have to reinstall Windows XP.”

Using the Files and Settings Transfer Wizard in Windows XP

Step-by-Step Guide to Migrating Files and Settings

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In consideration of Windows Vista…

Windows Easy Transfer in Windows Vista supports the following operating systems:
• Windows 2000 SP 4
• Windows XP SP 2
• Windows Vista

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How to use Windows Easy Transfer to migrate files and settings from one Windows-based computer to another Windows Vista-based computer

“Windows Easy Transfer guides you through migrating files and settings from one Windows-based computer to another Windows Vista-based computer…

“In Windows Easy Transfer, you can select what you want to migrate. You can also select the migration method that you want to use. What you can migrate includes the following:
• Files and folders
• E-mail settings, such as contacts and messages
• Program settings
• User accounts and settings
• Internet settings and favorites
• Music, pictures, and videos”

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