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Transfer Settings Via Usb Enclosure To Win 7 Laptop


My laptop died and i purchased a new one with win7. I installed the hd from my dead computer in an external usb enclosure. Is there a way i can transfer my dead (xp) computer's settings to the new win7 laptop?

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Version 6. 1. 7600 build 7600
Other os description not available
Os manufacturer microsoft corporation
System name xxxxxx
System manufacturer system manufacturer
System model system product name
System type x64-based pc

Processor intel(r) core(tm)2 duo cpu e8400 @ 3. 00ghz, 3000 mhz, 2 core(s), 2 logical processor(s)

Bios version/date phoenix technologies, ltd asus p5n-d acpi bios revision 1101, 5/18/2009

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Windows directory c:windows
System directory c:windowssystem32
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Locale united states
Hardware abstraction layer version = "6. 1. 7600. 16385"

User name xxxxxx
Time zone pacific daylight time
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Total physical memory 4. 00 gb
Available physical memory 2. 33 gb
Total virtual memory 8. 00 gb
Available virtual memory 6. 29 gb
Page file space 4. 00 gb
Page file c:pagefile.sys

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