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Windows XP and Windows 7


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#1 aliceb

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 01:12 PM

If I purchase a new laptop equipped with Windows 7 or 8 , can I transfer programs like Office Suite, specifically Excel from my old Windows XP?

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 07:28 PM

its not possible to the best of my knowledge to transfer installed programs from one computer ,never has been possible ,If you have the install disk for the programs you use on winxp then yes as long as they are compatible with win8

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Posted 26 January 2013 - 02:04 PM

Sorry, I meant install the XP CD's ..how do I know if XP is compatible with Win 7 or 8 ?

and could any data on XP system be transferred by portable media and read there but I suppose not the reverse?

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Posted 26 January 2013 - 02:34 PM

The XP you are referring to is it Office XP or the Operating System?




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