Migrating Windows

It will happen to you. Sooner or later, the call will come and you will find yourself teetering on the edge of a new computer because your old one has slowed to a creak. I’ve been there a few times, and latterly twice. In the old days, unless you had endless CDs, more cables than Soft Mick, and complete faith in your dial-up connection, you were going to be leaving your old home with all its familiar furniture, and starting afresh with an orange box and two sundae glasses. Remember floppies? You weren’t going to get much on those. And what about your favourite programmes? … Continue reading Migrating Windows

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Tech tips: moving files, folders, from old PC to new PC

Transferring files, folders, and applications from one PC to another This applies to transfers from a Windows 7 32-bit machine to a Windows 7 64-bit machine. Windows Easy Transfer This will do a simple transfer of files, folders, and documents. It won’t move your applications (programmes). You can do it over a network but if you have a large amount of material stored and/or your network is not really zippy, it may be better to buy the cable. This may reduce the time WET estimates for the move from days (mine offered 119, at one point) to hours. You may still need to … Continue reading Tech tips: moving files, folders, from old PC to new PC

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