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MCSA 70-687 Cert Guide: Configuring Microsoft Windows 8.1 by Harry Holt, Randy Bellet, Don Poulton

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3. Migrating Users and Applications to Windows 8.1

This chapter covers the following subjects:

Migrating Users and Their Profiles: Microsoft provides methods you can use for migrating user files plus desktop and application settings from one computer to another: the User State Migration Tool (USMT) and the Windows Easy Transfer Wizard. This section shows you how to use these tools and provides guidelines as to when you should use each one.

Configuring Folder Redirection: You can redirect library folders such as documents, music, pictures, and videos to common locations such as shared folders on a server. This enables you to keep track of users’ documents and ensure that they are properly and regularly backed up. Group Policy provides policy ...

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