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Windows Easy Transfer from Windows Xp computer to Windows 7


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#1 Kabo0m

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Posted 27 October 2013 - 09:00 AM

Will this work if I install it on the XP now and then run it to move files over to 7 later? I am asking because I have the XP on my netbook at my place and the files are to go on my mom's Win7 which is at her place.

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Posted 27 October 2013 - 12:20 PM

Can you please elaborate on what sort of files you want to transfer? A cloud service such as Box or Dropbox might be a better solution.

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Posted 27 October 2013 - 01:43 PM

Can you please elaborate on what sort of files you want to transfer? A cloud service such as Box or Dropbox might be a better solution.

 I want to make it as not confusing as possible so my thought was using a USB file transfer cable directly from the netbook with XP on it to my mom's computer at her place with Win 7 on it. She used to use my netbook for things such as photos, emails, and videos. That is pretty much it.


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Posted 27 October 2013 - 03:20 PM

The transfer wizard would be more complicated due to having to select and deselect all the options every time. I would suggest either a removable thumb drive or a cloud storage solution.

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