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How to Move to a New Computer


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#1 Hal06

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Posted 18 June 2013 - 02:09 PM

Hello. When buying a new laptop what is the easiest way to transition from the old to the new?

 

I'm going from Vista Home to Windows 8.

 

I assume I could just copy My Documents, Music, and Pictures from the external hard drive backup of the old computer to the new computer.

 

I assume that much of the software will need updating.

 

Anything else to keep in mind? Any tricks or tips?

 

Thanks.

 

 



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Posted 18 June 2013 - 07:35 PM

'Easy Transfer Wizard' and cable is the easiest. http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-8/transfer-files-settings-another-pc

Cable here: http://www.amazon.com/Belkin-Transfer-Cable-Windows-F4U060/dp/B0093HCIQ0

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