With the end of support for XP now just a month away, Microsoft recently announced a new way to help users migrate from XP to Windows 7 or Windows 8: In this guide, we’ll learn how to do this transfer, which cables to use and what are today’s alternatives and improvements on the old transfer cable route yes, you can even transfer without a cable! Start Windows Easy Transfer on your new computer the computer that you want to transfer your files and settings to , and then follow the instructions. You can help protect yourself from scammers by verifying that the contact is a Microsoft Agent or Microsoft Employee and that the phone number is an official Microsoft global customer service number. This thread is locked. You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. Pat Wishing you a Happy New Year.
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Yes, but you’ll need a Zinstall software to do it. We recommend using Zinstall WinWina dedicated software that will transfer all of your stuff – programs, settings acble files – to the new computer more on that further on.
How to use an Easy Transfer cable to transfer files to new Windows 10 PC
Move your files, folders, and more to your new Windows 10 PC with Laplink. Network cables are faster and cheaper – and we recommend wasy.
You can help protect yourself from scammers by verifying that the contact is a Microsoft Agent or Microsoft Employee and that the phone number is an official Microsoft global customer service number. Make sure that both computers are connected to the same network.
It’s their software laplknk I’m sure they’ll have an explanation as to why the discrepancies.
Difference(s) between Windows Easy Transfer and Laplink – Microsoft Community
These days, you can also use Network cables also called CAT5 or Ethernet cables – in fact, you probably already have one and may not need to buy another!
Skip to main laplinj. If they are the same — as they appear to be — why is Microsoft now pushing PCMover Express instead of its own software?
LemP Replied on March 8, When the transfer is complete your new computer will have the same personality and functionality as your old PC, plus there is no need to reinstall your programs because PCmover does it for you. This transfer works with Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista and XP. Windows Easy Transfer — which has been Microsoft’s lalpink for years — is still available. You can download WinWin hereand its user guide here. Get started with Laplink to transfer files from one computer to the next Move tfansfer files, folders, and more to your new Windows 10 PC with Laplink.
Thanks for marking this as the answer. Did this solve your problem? You then copy files from the old to the new. csble
Laplink’s PCmover Express | Transfer Files from PC to PC | Windows XP, 7 or to 10
See comment from Bill Smithers as well as the parenthetical comment in my original post. You have to provide the network.
Can I transfer without a cable? Request a free evaluation copy or learn about volume licensing of PCmover Enterprise. Start Windows Easy Transfer on your new computer the computer that you want to transfer your files and settings toand then follow the instructions.
AND it works if my pc is dead?! You’ve eqsy heard about using an Easy Transfer Cable to transfer your files from one computer to another.
Using Zinstall WinWinyou will be able to transfer all of your stuff, including:. Here is how that cable looks like: Special offers Save big when you buy multi-license packs or volume licenses of PCmover. Tell us about your experience with our site.
In reply to LemP’s post on March 8, I have the same question 7.
Here is how that cable looks like:. You can even use a network connection between computers to do the transfer without cagle need for cables;”.
Pat Wishing you a Happy New Year.