Chapter 8. USMT – The User State Migration Tool

In the previous chapter we discussed deploying the image. The concepts in that chapter are in some instances all you need for a deployment engagement. However, many times user data is at rest on the endpoints, particularly when migrating from Windows XP where the redirection of user data folders and user profile contents was not a good story.

In this chapter, we'll discuss precisely how to migrate user data, supported by Microsoft methodology:

  • We'll look over the existing functionality of the toolset provided in the ADK
  • We'll look at the practice of customizing the toolset for some user data configuration samples
  • We'll also look at how to troubleshoot USMT specifically and talk about some supportability ...

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