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File & Settings Transfer Wizard To Move Data From Xp To External Drive


I used the file & settings transfer wizard to move data from a win xp to a external drive. How do i get that data into windows 7?

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File Transfer Wizard

I have a computer with 2 hard drives. One drive has windows 7, the other has vista. I can choose which disk to boot from on startup. I now want to migrate my files from vista to 7. I have tried using the windows easy transfer wizard and now i am stumped as to what to do.

1. Ran the wizard on my 7 drive
2. Installed wetw on my vista drive
3. Hit transfer your files
4. Clicked next
5. Clicked on an external hard drive
6. Click yes to that this is my new computer
7. Browsed to where my files are stored on my vista drive
8. Have a choice of a amd 64 or x86 folder

So what do i do next? Have pulled out all of most is remaining of my hair! I am sure that i must be missing something, does anyone have a thread that they can point me to?


Posted On: 2010-02-16 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-02-18 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

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Posted On: 2009-11-02 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

File Transfer To External Hdd

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Computer: asus g51jx

I'm trying to move an iso file from my desktop to the aforementioned external hdd, but when i drag the file over to the hdd, i get a window that pops up saying that "the file is too large for the destination file system. " Is the problem really because the file is too big (7. 86 gb), or is there something that might be wrong with my computer? I think it may be because of my laptop because i got this file from my friend's external hdd, so if he could copy it on to his external, why can't i?


Posted On: 2010-03-21 . View Related Posts . . View 5 Replies .

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It also shows up still in device manager, with no warning symbols next to any device. I've tried seeing if the drive shows up in disk management, but that won't start unless i unplug it. My problem seems similar to the well documented problem with external drives on w7 64bit and nvidia chipsets with over 4gb ram. That issue has a hotfix. My system is 32bit though. I tried the hotfix just in case but to no effect. Any ideas microsoft?


Posted On: 2010-06-25 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2009-11-09 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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After doing a custom install (i wanted to start with a clean install) of win7, everything is working. I installed windows/office updates and all of my other program files. When i run transfer wizard, it locates the "old computer" transfer file and reads it ok, showing the users and a transfer file size of 40. 1gb. When i click transfer button, i get the error: there isn't enough disk space available to transfer your files and settings. However, i have over 280gb free on my c: drive.

What disk is it looking at and what do i need to do to get around this. If i cannot get my files/settings back, i am going to be a very unhappy customer.


Posted On: 2009-12-01 . View Related Posts . . View 8 Replies .

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Posted On: 2009-11-07 . View Related Posts . . View 5 Replies .

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Posted On: 2009-11-06 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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I just got a new pc with windows 7. Our old pc had windows xp. I have a 20gb external hard drive on which i keep all of our music and photos. Never had a problem with it on old pc. I have the bible, new testament on cd. I ripped using windows media player so i could transfer to my music player but all of it will not fit on my player at one time. I planned to transfer it all to my external drive so i would not have to rip cds each time i wanted to change out what i was listening to on my player.

When i hook up the external drive directly to a usb port on the pc, i get the message that installation of driver has failed and the device cannot be read. (Weird!) However, when i hook up the external drive through the usb hub, i can view everything within the external drive no problem whatsoever. I can even view all of my photos. From there, i open up the music file from the start menu and drag one of the bible files over to a new folder within the external drive.

After a minuet or so, the light on my external drive will turn from green to red and i get the message: this is no longer located in j:new christian version (this is the new folder within the external drive that i am attempting to transfer to) verify the item's location and try again

Of course the item is not located in j drive. I am trying to send that item there to begin with! I have tried this many, many times and was successful with only one bible file, picked at random. Why it was accepted, and copied successfully, i do not know. I'd be grateful for any help with this or suggestions. I was wondering if i downloaded windows media player 11 (which i think is what i had on old pc) & ripped the cds that way, if that might work. Or would it even be worth the hassle?


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I've done this before (on my previous computer, which had windows xp-pro). I successfully copied the . Vmc file and the hard disk 2 . Vhd file, but it won't copy the hard disk 1 . Vhd file. I get an error message (error 0x8007045d) that says there is an i/o device error. How can i fix this so that it will copy the file?


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Posted On: 2010-06-21 . View Related Posts . . View 6 Replies .

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Then i tried copying the same file to a separate partition on my hard drive and it worked smoothly. I also tried copying a folder containing the sae content and about the same size and it also copied easily. I don't understand why it will not copy the 8gb iso file. By the way i am using windows 7 ultimate.


Posted On: 2009-10-26 . View Related Posts . . View 6 Replies .

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I am experiencing a ton of problems with usb data transfer. I'm unable to transfer any large files or multiple files at once. The flash drive or external hard drive will time out and eventually the pc will "lose" it and won't be able to locate the files i was trying to transfer. In addition, i'm not able to sync up my new ipad and i'm assuming it's caused by the same issue. The odd thing is, i'm able to use my printer via usb without any problems.

I found some info on this problem (at least i'm assuming this is the same thing)

Here: http://social. Technet.microsoft.com/forums/en-us/w7itprohardware/thread/3aae3b66-6a1a-47e8-ad1b-b20b68eaecf8#79ea3219-d76e-40bc-b910-c7d347002e66

And here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/976972. When i first found out about the windows hot fix, i downloaded it and tried to install, but it said i've already installed it. Clearly it didn't work for me because i'm still having this problem. I actually started experiencing this problem with windows vista x64 and have since upgraded to windows 7.

Os name microsoft windows 7 home premium
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

Smbios version 2. 4
Windows directory c:windows
System directory c:windowssystem32
Boot device deviceharddiskvolume1
Locale united states
Hardware abstraction layer version = "6. 1. 7600. 16385"

User name xxxxxx
Time zone pacific daylight time
Installed physical memory (ram) 4. 00 gb
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

Can anyone help me out here? Any ideas? I called asus and they sent me a new mobo, but i'm still having the problem.


Posted On: 2010-05-23 . View Related Posts . . View 5 Replies .

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I just bought this computer around september 09 and it had windows vista - 64bit loaded on it. A couple of months after that i received the free upgrade to windows 7.

That is when the blue screen started to happen. At first it was happening when i was my iphone was trying to sync and transfer my music over, which made me think that the iphone was not working with windows 7. But i realized that it was the usb when i was trying to transfer some data from my external hard drive to my computer and the system crashed.

Does anyone know what is going on here?

Some more info from the blue screen:

*** Stop:  0x00000001 (0x0000000076f6040a, 0x0000000000000000, 0x000000000000ffff, 0xfffff8800820bca0)


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