Although USMT will generally be used in most enterprise environments, some businesses may find Windows Easy Transfer a simple and useful alternative to using USMT. This section briefly describes the basic functionality of Windows Easy Transfer, which can be particularly useful in bench deployments. Before you use Windows Easy Transfer, check for the following prerequisites:
The destination computer must be running Windows 7. Windows 7 can create a Windows Easy Transfer data collection disk to execute the data collection portion of the migration on previous versions of Windows, but the destination computer must be running Windows 7.
The source computer can be running any of the following operating systems:
Windows XP Service ...