Hanging problem with Windows® Easy Transfer
Find out the reasons due to which Windows Easy Transfer application hangs frequently.
Windows Easy Transfer is a program which helps users to move files and settings stored on their computers running Windows XP or more recent to a new computer running Windows Vista or Windows 7. It could start files and folders, application configuration data files and settings, and user accounts and settings. Windows Easy Transfer is a utility that helps to transfer data between the computers. Windows Easy Transfer is a built-in application and you could install this software either using the CD that came with your transfer cable, or downloading the Easy Transfer software from Microsoft's website. As you purchase a new computer system, you may need to transfer data and file between your old and new systems. You can store data in removable media like CD or USB etc. These methods can only transfer data like documents, images and movies etc. but, you cannot be able to transfer data like e-mail with this method. You can also get unable to transfer settings on your system to another one with these removable media.
Following are some common problems due to which Windows Easy Transfer hangs and different ways to fix the issue:
- Problem with the transfer medium
- Problem with the virus
- Increased use of system resources
Problem with the transfer medium
If the easy transfer cables are not properly connected to the system then it would cause the hanging of the Windows Easy Transfer. If the medium such as CD or USB gets damaged then the use of this damaged medium would cause the Windows Easy Transfer hangs. If it gets corrupted then it might cause the transferring of the files and as a result it hangs the process. So you need to ensure that the medium which is used for transferring might be free from the virus and verify that it is undamaged.
Problem with the virus
The Windows Easy Transfer application hangs due to the virus infection. The virus is the harmful program which has the capability to corrupt the system files. This virus deletes the system files or corrupts the files which are necessary for the functioning of the Windows Easy Transfer application. So use efficient antivirus software and make a full system scan in order to delete the harmful virus from the system.
In order to install Windows Easy Transfer application, it requires enough memory. Many programs might run on the background while you operate with Easy Transfer application. The programs running on the background might take up large amount of system resources, which may cause the Windows Easy Transfer to hang frequently.
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