Transferring Files and Settings from Another Computer

Instead of trying to re-create Windows settings manually from an old computer on a new Windows Vista computer, you can use Windows Easy Transfer. If you have a removable hard drive, a CD or DVD burner drive, a direct connect cable, such as an Easy Transfer Cable (a special USB cable designed for Windows Easy Transfer), or you are connected to a computer over a network, you can use Windows Easy Transfer to transfer settings for Windows, such as user accounts, folder and taskbar options, desktop and display properties, and Internet Explorer browser and Outlook Express mail setup options, and files or entire folders, such as My Documents and Favorites. However, it’s not meant for transferring ...

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