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#1 aghyarian

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Posted 26 August 2010 - 02:30 PM

I am in rush mode as of right now and did not have time to use the search function. Ill get right into the question. I purchased a new computer for my boss and i want to transfer everything from his old computer and put it on his new computer. I understand programs wont work but if i can move everything over from one to the other it would be much easier. They are both the same OS (winxppro), and both are dell computers. Granted one is much older then the new vostro tower i just purchased. I performed a system backup to the server and when i turned on the new one and tried to open the backup there was nothing in the back . the back is about 9gigs. Like i said i am in a bit of a rush to complete this. He is back on monday and i want everything up and running like his old computer when he comes in. Thanks.

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Posted 26 August 2010 - 08:57 PM

Trying to reload the back up will cause more problems than it is worth. Install the OS clean and all of the programs/drivers. Then using the backup extract the relevant files for the desktop, my docs, program saved files back to there respective places.
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