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Q: Move to another computer

Is using an external hard drive the easiest way to move programs and files from one computer to another? Can I move Microsoft Office that way too, as the newer computer doesn't have it loaded? Both computers have xp.

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Preferred Solution: Move to another computer

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A: Move to another computer

You can't move most programs like that because they need data entered in the registry which happens during installation. Files will be fine though.

Some versions of Office are allowed to be installed on up to 3 machines, so you may be able to just install it on the newer computer. Otherwise, to be legal you'd have to remove Office from the 1st.

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I am replacing my mobo, os (win7 pro 64bit), adding ram and a ssd. I want to put all of the programs on the ssd with the os.
How do I move all of Outlook with emails and the folders to the new ssd? I am hoping that all of the emails and folders and contacts will remain intact.
 
I should clarify that I will still be using the old HD for storage on the same computer.

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I'm still using my Windows XP Pro computer but it doesn't have a lot of space left on the hard drive. When I bought this computer it only had 6GB of space. I only have 1GB of space left on the hard drive. My old computer has 18GB left on the hard drive. I edit videos a lot and I also want to play some PC games. Could I just take out the old hard drive and hook it up in my Windows XP computer? Do you think that I should just buy an external hard drive?
 

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I just bought a new Compaq computer because my old one finally died (power supply). New PC works like a charm. So, I had 2 HDDs in my old PC, one with OS, one with music, pics, movies, etc. I wanted to put the second HDD into my new PC. I did so, set it as slave and rebooted. It showed in BIOS, shows up in disk management without drive letter, but won't show up in My Computer. Also, it wont let me change or add drive letter in disk management. I just want to get my stuff off this old drive. Any suggestions would be appreciated.
 

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In disk management, do you get any options to activate the disk?
 

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I am moving cross-country in a few months.

What is the best to transport a computer with its hard drive intact?

I have lots of precious stuff on my PC and I don't want anything damaged in the process of moving.

Should I remove the hard drives?

How transportable is the tower unit?

--felson
 

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I have 2 computers, and want to upgrade one of them, but i have devised a plan and i want to know if it would work. 1 computer is XP professional 32 bit and the other is Vista Premuim 64 bit.
XP specs: Intel Pentium 4 3.5 GHz processor, 1 GB RAM, 160 GD Hard Drive, ATI Radeon Xpress 1100 128MB Graphics card.
VISTA SPECS: Intel Core 2 Quad 2.33 GHZ processor, 3 GB RAM, 450 GB HDD, ATI Radeon 512 MB graphics card.

I would like to know if I could buy a 4+ GB RAM card for my Vista computer, and move the Vista's original 3 GB RAM card to my XP replacing the XP's original 1 GB RAM card. I know that my Vista computer can take over 4 GB RAM as it's 64 bit, but i want to speed up my xp computer and thought that using my vista's 3 GB RAM card would be a good way to do it.

Any information is much appreciated.
 

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Hey, sorry if thisisthe wrong forum, I dunno where to post it. I have to get my computer from Ann Arbor, MI to Mclean, VA by plane, but my bro is just sayiing take itwith him, he is drivingthere. Thething is,I need to still assemble it, and I just needa computer to work on (I am using my dads laptop, who is driving to VA alongwith my bro) so I am asking you guys today, if I take my computer by plane, should I pack itin as a carry on, or would you guys think booking it would be safe? THis is a self built computer fyi, not a dell or anything...should it be ok? whatdo you suggest?
 

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I run a older Pentium with xp pro on it. I was given a Pentium three with no hard drive in it at all. But it does have a dvd drive and some other goodies. This second machine is double the clock speed of the one I am using. (Both have 128 megs of ram.)

Is it possible to move the hard drive to the faster pc complete with the operating system and all my files?. The rub is I don't have the org. cds for the xp install.

Thanks

Wingryder

A:Move Hardrive to different computer?

No, the operating system won't work in the new PC. You would have to do either a repair install (which isn't guaranteed to work anyway) or a full reinstall to use the old Hard Drive in the new PC. Unfortunately both options require the XP CD.

BMR777

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On my other computer it is currently running Vista and is very unstable.

This is partly because it only has 1GB of ram and I cannot afford to upgrade it at the moment and I was wondering whether anyone could tell me if they think that Windows 7 would run better on this amount of RAM as I seem to remember a few years ago that Vista is Very RAM/Resource hungry and I am sure that Win7 is a lot better when it comes to these things.

Maybe even putting XP on would be an option as it is too unstable to use to any extent and also locks up every other time i use it and also takes way too long to do anything.

Any ideas/information regarding this will be great.

The system is an eMachines E4252 if you need to look at the specs as I am not 100% sure what it has inside.

A:Should I move to win 7 with my older computer

Windows 7 will definitely run faster and more stable than Windows Vista. 1 gig ram is enough for it to run smoothly but you might want to disable some of the visual effects. Windows XP will run even faster than Win 7.

I hated Vista when I had it on my old PC that had only 1gig of ram.

Here are the requirements for Windows 7.

-1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor

-1 gigabyte (GB) RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit)

-16 GB available hard disk space (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)

-DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver

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Documents to Go ver 8 with Windows 2000 -- I have Docs to Go configured to synchronize a few hundred files. Let's say I wanted to move Docs to Go to another computer, also running Win2000; but, I don't want to have to re-enter all the synchronized files.

Where is the record of the synchronized files kept? What part of Documents to Go do I need to transfer from the old system to the new system so that I don't have to re-enter all this information?

Additional information: All the documents on the old system are stored on drive D but are scattered throughout about sixty or more folders. The same folder structure will also be used on the new system and it will also be on drive D. To be clear, Drive D on the new system will be a clone of drive D on the old system.
 

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by null modem serial cable, using Windows XP File Transfer Wizard. I hook up the cable to each serial port, but they never communicate. I hope it doesn't take longer than about 10 minutes for the ports to communicate, because that's how long I waited before cancelling the process.

Any help is greatly appreciated.
 

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I really need some help.
 

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How do I move my favorites from my old Dell laptop running Windows 98 2nd edition to my "new" Toshiba which is running Windows 2000 Professional edition? My daughter gave me her old Toshiba so I can run my internet sevice with cable instead of dialup and what a difference. But I have way too many favorites to load by hand. Any suggestions? Thanks, Bill
 

A:How Do I Move Favorites from Old to New Computer?

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How can I move my stored emails from the old to the new puter?
I have OE6 in both and running win ME in the old and XP in the new.
Thanks in advance for any help offered
 

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I need to transfer my torrents from a Windows XP computer to a Windows 8 computer. On the first computer the folder containing the Bit Torrent application data is located at C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Application Data. Where on the Windows 8 computer do I put this folder? I think I'm supposed to put it in the same place but I can not find the right path. I installed Bit Torrent on the Windows 8 computer and it puts data in C:\Users\MyName\AppData\Roaming\BitTorrent. Should I place the contents of the first BitTorrent folder in this place?

Thanks for your help.

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RAM: 16322 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon R7 240, -2048 Mb
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Antivirus: McAfee Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware, Updated and Enabled
 

A:How do I move torrents from one computer to another?

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I've been told a few different ways of doing this (using Norton's Ghost, using CDs to transfer/backup all info, removing my hard drive and installing it as a second hard drive in the new computer, using a memory stick to transfer info, hooking up both computers to my cable modem router and transferring info that way...), and I'd like to know which is the most time efficient, thorough, least chance of screwing something up, etc. I think either way, i'd like to backup my information somehow, just in case. Also, I was thinking of doing it the hard drive route..moving it to the new computer as a second drive, but was told I'd have to reinstall every program I have. Will I have to do that any way I go? I'd written down the specs of the new computer, but misplaced them, but I know it's a P4. If the info is needed, I can hook it up to find out again. Thank you in advance for your help!
 

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Hi, Ive tried out FF portable on a USB flash drive, and now would like to move it from my USB flash drive to my
computers HDD , is there an easy and simple way to do this , that would cause no moving problems..?

Many Thanks Mypenry

A:Move Firefox From Usb To Computer

IMO, Firefox Portable is strictly a portable application.If you want to use the Local version of Firefox, you will have to download a copy onto your HD.Try your question in the Firefox Portable Forum.

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Hi,
My Dell Inspiron N5110 has a tendency to shut down completely and instantly when I move it. There seems to be no problem with my laptop apart from this. My laptop will shut down when I move it regardless if its using the battery or even when it is plugged in to charge.The battery seems to be working fine, it can run on the battery for over 4 hours no problem and I do not have any problems charging it. My computer isnt even a year old and I take very good care of it, so what could this problem be ? :s
Thank you,
Steph.
 

A:computer shuts down when I move it!

Have you talked to Dell about this since it is still under warranty?
 

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I have a new computer with Windows 7. I want to move my files from the old computer, witch has Windows Vista, to my new one that has Windows 7.
What would be the best software to do this?
I have heard about the software Soft Rescue Is this any good? I am open to any ideas.
I am a self taught computer illiterate, if that gives you a hint.

A:Move files from old to new computer

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/928634

jcgriff2

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Hi All.

I downloaded the 30 day trial of Photoshop onto my computer. I would like to move it to my daughters computer. My daughter doesn't have internet access. First off, is this legal? And if it is how would I do this. My computer uses Vista and my daughter uses Windows XP if that matters.

Mike

A:How to move a program to another computer

IF it is just a trial, then it is probably legal. It's not likwe you are putting a full copy on both of your computers, and after 20 days, it isn't going to work any more anyway. Burn it to a CD.

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I have Windows 7 Home Premium. The retail version. I've heard I can move it to a different computer. Thats what I want to do. The computer I want to switch it to is faster. So how do I move it to a different computer?

A:How to move Windows 7 to a different computer?

Read the answers in the forum link:http://social.answers.microsoft.com/Forums...9f-143f7b6ba65b

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Hi - If I remember correctly, Windows 10 Product Key (or license) is based on a hardware ID of some sort. If I have a working Windows 10 on a HDD (or SSD), and I'm ready to junk that computer and want to move that "licensed" version of Windows 10 and the HDD to a new machine, how does Microsoft deal with the hardware ID since the ID is based on the old hardware and not the new?

Thanks

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It depends on how you got to Windows 10. If original licence was retail, or you have a retail 10 key, you can reinstall 10 on new pc and reactivate using 7/8 or 10 key as appropriate. If original licence was oem, or you have a 10 oem licence, you are not permitted to transfer licence to new mobo/pc. This is nothing new.

It is unclear if you can transfer an upgraded licence (even if original was retail) after initial free year, free of charge, even if originaloy upgraded in the free period. MS have yet to clarify this although EULA indicates it is allowed (Section 4b if interested).

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I'm probably posting in the wrong place but.....
 
My old Win 7 64 bit MSI Notebook died after 10 years. The processor overheated and quit because I didn't keep the cooloing ducts clean. Anyway the moderators can move this to where ever they think it should be,
 
I have the hard drive from the old Win 7 machine in an enclosure and I can acess it with the new Win 8.1 MSI notebook (hate it). I want to transfer my files and folders from the old hard drive to the new PC. I ran MS Office 2003 Student and Teacher in the old machine and have MS Office 2013 installed in the new machine. I would like to recover my folders and email files from the MS Outlook 2003 on the old hard drive and move them to my new MS Outlook 2013 Program. I also would like to recover my Google Earth placemarks, my desktop if possible in fact I would like to just clone the old machine and make this all seemless. I don't understand the "one Drive" cloud concept but I did (accidently) upload the old hard drive to the "cloud".
 
Any help or guidance would be greatly appreciated.
 
Sudsy
 
both machines are 64 bit

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I'm probably posting in the wrong place but.....
 
My old Win 7 64 bit MSI Notebook died after 10 years. The processor overheated and quit because I didn't keep the cooloing ducts clean. Anyway the moderators can move this to where ever they think it should be,
 
I have the hard drive from the old Win 7 machine in an enclosure and I can acess it with the new Win 8.1 MSI notebook (hate it). I want to transfer my files and folders from the old hard drive to the new PC. I ran MS Office 2003 Student and Teacher in the old machine and have MS Office 2013 installed in the new machine. I would like to recover my folders and email files from the MS Outlook 2003 on the old hard drive and move them to my new MS Outlook 2013 Program. I also would like to recover my Google Earth placemarks, my desktop if possible in fact I would like to just clone the old machine and make this all seemless. I don't understand the "one Drive" cloud concept but I did (accidently) upload the old hard drive to the "cloud".
 
Any help or guidance would be greatly appreciated.
 
Sudsy
 
both machines are 64 bit
Thanks Chris for changing the title. Although I haven't had a single suggestion of how to get my personal data from the old hard drive to the new PC.
 
Sudsy

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I've been using both computers, one in the dining room downstairs, the other, newer computer, upstairs in my "hobby" room. Their names are, coincidently, Upstairs and Downstairs. Both have been used over time, Downstairs much more than Upstairs. Both are on a lan. I want to retire Downstairs and move Upstairs downstairs, if you all follow!

I have an external 500GB drive I use to backup Downstairs, using Acronis TrueImage Home v.11 with differential backups. I'd like to combine files from the older with the newer computer, but without destruction of the two sets of files, initially, as I know Acronis can do, but the the confusion begins to reign in my mind. There will be some duplication of files, which I suppose/hope I can edit into one final file, including both inboxes, etc. I assume I'd not want to "mess around" with the newer computer's registry, but is there any reason to save the older registry until a final combination is sucessfully achieved? I'd keep all of the programs on the newer computer rather than the same, older versions on the older model.

I do have and have perused Acronis' manual which I printed out, but questions still remain. Any possible problems/glitches I might encounter? Any suggestions, or reference's I can consult before I begin the task, given my life expectancy is whatever that of a 75 year old is at this time?

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I have an old computer with a C drive with my OS and a D drive that holds my data.

I have a new computer with a C drive with my OS on it. No data yet.

Can I just take the D drive out of the old desktop, fit it in the new and that's it?

Is it really that simple?

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I'm thinking of moving my computer to a bigger case but I'm not sure what cases are compatible with my current motherboard. I own a Lenovo 90F1007QUS.  I need a bigger case because I'd like to upgrade the PSU to 500W and install a graphics card. Please respond with recommendations about how to go about upgrading to a bigger case. 

A:Want to move computer to bigger case

hi, look at the GTX1050 OC Low profile from GIGABYTE, if you have pci-e, you could play all games with this videocard, and you do not have to change the power supply, it works for me I have a lenovo M800 SFF  

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Hi, I can not move files from one folder into another folder on my computer. When I select the files I want, and hit move and select the folder I want, it doesnt do anything...what is wrong??
 

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Well, my problem started about 2 days ago. I was playing a game when my computer froze but my mouse could move. Every application did not work and I had to restart my computer. It would happen 1 hour after I restart the computer or a few minutes. Does anyone know why?

Here is a HiJackThis log.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 4:32:31 PM, on 4/2/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16762)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\COMODO\Firewall\cmdagent.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exe
C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\nTune\nTuneService.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgnsx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\Shared files\RichVideo.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Common\ViewpointService.exe
C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD Drive Manager\WDBtnMgrSvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgemc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\jusched.exe
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I have 3 computers. I would like to take xp Professional along with everything else from one (A)computer and put everything plus the operating XP Professional onto a laptop (B) which is running on XP Home

Now I have another computer (C) that I would like to move everything to the (A) computer because it (A) has more memory.
Now everthing that was on the Laptop (B) I would like to put onto the (C) computer.The (C) computer will take the place of the laptop (B) computer.

(A) is running on XP Professional
(B) is running on XP Home
(C) is aslo running on XP Home
Confusing?
I know I'll have to start with buying a separate external drive to begin the process. But what about how Xp knows what computer is already using the registered version?
Thanks for any help available!
ivebeenthere
 

A:How do I move operating system to a different computer?

Won;t really work that way since the hardware is different and you may have major problems if you do move it. The XP activation is another roadblock that will prevent this from happening. I would strongly suggest against it.
 

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Hi,

Im new here, so i don't know much about computer problem..so, i need help to solved my computer problem. when i play games or sometimes when i do work, my computer hang..the screen still show windows desktop or something i doing that time. but i cannot move mouse or typing keyboard..it stuck like that till i restart the computer or i off and on again the computer..its come to be normal again..many times it happen like that. this is my spec computer.

Processor - pentium 4
hd - 80gb, 2 partition
RAM - 1.5gb, slot first 1 gb, second slot 512mb
motherboard - msi
windows xp sp3

.anyone can suggest me or help me to solved this problem..i very appreciate...someone please help me..i need your help..

A:my computer sometimes hang,cannot do anything although move the mouse

yesterday night also stuck my PC, i don't know why.someone can help me?it's going to make me being crazy...sometimes it disturb my work.then, i must do my work again.
any help i very appreciates..

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After going through lots of programs and cleaning out an infection, I restarted it and it is almost totally unusable. I can confirm that both mouse and keyboard work, mouse light is on, and keyboard lets me open the calculator. Any help please? Thanks.
 

A:Can't move my mouse, but computer is not frozen

If the mouse is USB (not a PS/2 connection), try disconnecting and then reconnecting. You could also try a different USB port for the mouse.
 

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how do i activate the license for norton antivirus 2004 on a different (2nd) machine? i installed and activated it on a new dell that turned out to be defective a couple of days later and will be returned to dell. dell will send me a new pc in a few days and i'll want to use NAV on it and use the same license that i used on the defective one.

A:how do i use/move the NAV 2004 license to a new computer?

Welcome to TSF.

You should have no problem using the same serial number on the new machine. If you do encounter a problem, I would contact Norton about your problem and they will probably issue you a new key.

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Hi, I have a computer that got messed up, some of the windows files are corrupt or missing, long story short couldn't fix it and I want to remove the hard drive and plug it into another computer and simply use the working computer, (I imagine a new drive would show up in ?my computer? where i could simply drag and drop files to the working hd) and recovery a bunch of files that are in that drive with the screwed up OS, does anyone know if this is as easy as it sounds or will I need to do something fancy in order for this to work, both computers use windows XP, but they are slightly different versions of windows, i dunno if that'll be a problem

p.s I have a little experience with upgrading and building computers but I?ve never done this before, I?m afraid I might damage or erase that HD :O
also another option i could do is use an external HD I have (250gb), plug it into the screwed up computer, and some how use a bootdisk with a easy graphic interface to drag my files to my external hd, but i don't know of any such boot disk or if that' even possible?
 

A:need to move my hd to another computer, need to rescue files

I imagine a new drive would show up in ?my computer? where i could simply drag and drop files to the working hdClick to expand...

Most of the time that is what's going to happen, unless the file-system on the drive is corrupt. If it's just windows system files that are missing, you might want to try a repair install.



also another option i could do is use an external HD I have (250gb), plug it into the screwed up computer, and some how use a bootdisk with a easy graphic interface to drag my files to my external hdClick to expand...

You could use any Linux distro that has a live-CD.
 

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Hi, I have a computer that got messed up, some of the windows files are corrupt or missing, long story short couldn't fix it and I want to remove the hard drive and plug it into another computer and simply use the working computer, (I imagine a new drive would show up in ďmy computerĒ where i could simply drag and drop files to the working hd) and recovery a bunch of files that are in that drive with the screwed up OS, does anyone know if this is as easy as it sounds or will I need to do something fancy in order for this to work, both computers use windows XP, but they are slightly different versions of windows, i dunno if that'll be a problem

p.s I have a little experience with upgrading and building computers but Iíve never done this before, Iím afraid I might damage or erase that HD :O
also another option i could do is use an external HD I have (250gb), plug it into the screwed up computer, and some how use a bootdisk with a easy graphic interface to drag my files to my external hd, but i don't know of any such boot disk or if that' even possible?
 

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Howdy all!

I'm wondering if there is any way to migrate my email account settings from one system to another. I currently have 15 email accounts setup in Outlook, and really don't want to manually add them on to the new system.

Unfortunately, Outlook 2002 is not as simple as Outlook 2000 to do this, as I have found no way to do it.

Any help??

Thanx!
 

A:Outlook 2002 move to a new computer

Hi RandyG

Unless those accounts are also in Outlook Express, Outlook 2002 and 2003 do not appear to have that option.
Have you tried the Files and Settings transfer wizard in Windows XP?
Start > Programs > Accessories > System Tools
 

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My wife has Windows 7 Pro 64-bit installed on an old clone desktop. I bought new parts and have built her a screaming new desktop PC, but when I tried to do a restore from the old to the new, it failed. I figured, okay, I am moving from an Intel dual core environment to an AMD quad core with a completely different chipset, so it's making Windows gag. I bought another copy of Windows 7 Pro 64-bit, since I am going to rebuild the old machine later, and installed it on the new PC. Now it seems I am going to have to reinstall and reconfigure every program that is on her old PC. What a drag!

Isn't there some easier way to do this? She has many programs and customizations, such as Fruity Loops, the GIMP, the Sims 3, MS Office 2007, Blender, and many others. Most - not all - of the data files on the old PC are on a separate partition, and I have successfully "restored" it to the new system. However, Fruity Loops and some other programs insisted on using the C Drive's user/documents folder for all their data, and Fruity Loops even uses system folders for some of her music files! It's a buggy way to do things, but it's her favorite music creation program, so I am duty-bound to get it transferred.

Thank you in advance for any help you might be able to provide to me.

Richard McCord

A:Unable to move Windows 7 Pro 64-bit to new computer

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My dinosaur win98 hard drive acts like it's about to bite the dust. I have a laptop with winxp and would like to slide my long-time email address from the pc to the laptop. Is this something I can do or does the ISP have to make the change?
 

A:Solved: How to move email to another computer

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I might buy a new computer.. This one to be exact;

http://www.ecost.com/detail.aspx?edp=40125123&GSID=99013973&GSESID=tq3n1o31hrxduy55yvnzb055&GSCID=11

And I saw it's Vista operated.. and can I back up everything from this computer so it'd be exactly like this one on the new one, and can I have XP on it instead?
 

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A friend of mine, when setting up my custom build computer 2 years ago with an SSD, moved cmd.exe to a partition named "Z:", which was on the same physical disk as the OS drive. He also programmed the computer to look in that place, which would, in effect, reduce the amount of time it took the computer to search for cmd.exe and then allow applications to open much faster than normal. Unfortunately, my computer got a malware virus and I had to reinstall windows, and in the process removing the Z drive. Does anyone know how to do something like this? Thanks in advance!

A:Move cmd.exe to improve computer speed

I don't think moving the cmd.exe will buy you anything at all - especially on a SSD.

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Hello.

i just had my computer hit by thunder but the HD are still readable. so i bought a new one installed all the apps i had on the previous one. now, i would like to recover my profile as it took my weeks to do it and keep every configuration of the different emails etc ... at first i was thinking to copy paste the folder as this was working fine under windows xp, but i experienced some bad reaction while doing this. is there a way to do this without losing the previous config ?

thanks for your help

A:How can a move a profile to a new computer after a crash ?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by tugz


Hello.

i just had my computer hit by thunder but the HD are still readable. so i bought a new one installed all the apps i had on the previous one. now, i would like to recover my profile as it took my weeks to do it and keep every configuration of the different emails etc ... at first i was thinking to copy paste the folder as this was working fine under windows xp, but i experienced some bad reaction while doing this. is there a way to do this without losing the previous config ?

thanks for your help


What parts of your profile are important?

Docs/Music/Pics etc can just be copied over to their respective folders

What email app where you using?

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My computer (XP) has been downloading, uploading, and surfing very slowly....it hangs up for a minute or so, unless I move my mouse....then everything jumps.

Any suggestions?
 

A:Computer Slow Unless I Move Mouse

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Hey everyone,
I am having an issue with Outlook 2007 on a Windows Vista Business 64-bit OS. I am switching computers in my office and currently have someone else's Outlook email and profile setup on my new machine and my profile on the old one. Long story short, I'm looking to remove my profile from my old one and initialize it one my new one. How is this accomplished? (Also, the email account I'm interested in syncing with outlook is provided by a third party so I have no idea about this stuff)
 

A:Move Outlook profile from one computer another

Hi Sparticus039

See if these links help with your move:
http://www.slipstick.com/config/backup2007.asp
http://www.slipstick.com/config/move_outlook.asp
http://www.outlook-tips.net/archives/2004/20040423.htm

Let us know if that works for you or not.
 

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Hello guys..I have a same a problem..I cant play any of my mouse in my laptop..can u help me to fix it..thank you so much.

Moderator note: Moved from this thread: http://www.techspot.com/community/t...t-computer-is-not-frozen.183253/#post-1430301
 

A:Can't move my mouse, but computer is not frozen

You can't use any USB mice in your laptop? How many have you tried?
 

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Since I don't use AOL, I know very little about it. I have searched on the internet and just haven't found a good solution. I rebuilt an older computer for a friend and took it to her Mon. She uses AOL. She had a very old computer that didn't have a CD burner, so I brought it home to try and get AOL address book off and put it on a disk to take back to her. I also have a disk of her documents, photos etc. I seem to be stumped on how to do this. Any help is very much appreciated. She is using AOL 9.1
 

A:How to move AOL address book from one to another computer

Hi,

When you or someone installs the AOL software onto the computer (I'm assuming by "rebuilt the computer" you also meant you did a full clean install and have to reinstall all the old programs...) you will be offered a number of choices which will include a transfer of the account to a new computer and then sign on as an existing customer.

AOL Favorites and Address Book is saved online for you, along with all the current mail in the AOL locations, INbox, etc those will all still show when the owner is signed into AOL.

You or whoever does the AOL reinstalling will have to know her username and password (AOL calls it a screen name...and, you need the main, or primary, screen name,---- the one that was original, first, main, responsible for paying AOL)

Your mail box will transfer, too, together with your address book.

What will not be transferred are saved emails, pictures, etc unless the owner downloaded those to My Documents, My Pictures, etc. and you put them on a disk and transfer them back to the new install....

Look around this page, lots of help for AOL email etc here

http://help.aol.com/help/product/aol_webmail/?icid=aolcom4feedback&ref=feedback.aol.com

Good luck
 

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My son's older Gateway computer seems to have crashed when he tried to add a slave drive. It won't fully boot, can't get into the bios. I'm confident the original drive with XP Pro installed is fine. I have a HP Pavilion 6635 runing WIN 98SE and want to try to intall the XP drive from the Gateway over to the HP. Any ideas how to do this without losing everything on the XP drive? I'd be happy to figure out how to install the XP drive in the HP as a slave just to save all his MP3's and loops onto a CD(s), the do a re-install of XP.

If I can't get this figured out I'll never hear the end from BIO-DAD who put the Gateway together in the first place.

Thanks!
 

A:Need to move HD with XP Pro to computer running WIN98SE

Just put the XP drive as a slave into the 98SE computer.

You will need some sort of an NTFS reader or driver for Windows 98 to be able to read the XP drive contents.
 

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Lightning killed my computer-
Can I move my existing raid 0 2 disk array to a new one??

Thanks in advance
Dave
 

A:Can I move a raid o array to a new computer

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Employee claims that while using the Move function to place folders in a different directory tree the folders were moved but the files were lost. I have tried to duplicate the action but have not been able to replicate losing the files. Talked to experts said no way it will happen. One in a million chance it will occur. However, employee claims replicated Move operation multiple times (10-15 folders) and lost files multiple times (7-10 times), but not every time.

Is this possible? I must fire employee for extensive data loss. However, if truly unintentional, and I can replicate as proof-- Employee keeps job.

A:Using Move Function: Move Folders & Lose Files

As the experts you spoke with indicated, there is virtually no way this could happen. Even if there was a copy error that Windows didn't detect and abort the move operation, you'd still likely end up with some sort of file even if it was corrupted and unreadable.

One in a hundred trillion chance of happening.

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