Fixing Windows® Easy Transfer Wizard issues
Read on to know about Windows Easy Transfer Wizard and issues related to it and how to fix it.
It is possible that you are going to purchase a new system and you will be in need to transfer all data from your system. You can use the Windows Easy Transfer Wizard for this purpose. The Windows Easy Transfer Wizard is a tool located in the Windows System. You can locate the tool from System tools of the Start menu and can transfer all data between two system like its settings and Internet applications. You can use any of three methods like Data transfer cable, network or USB for using the Windows Easy Transfer Wizard. Unless to other data transfer methods, the Windows Easy Transfer Wizard is easy to use and will transfer all data without any loss or damages.
Here are some notes on Easy Transfer Wizard:
- Ways to install
- Check compatibility
- Restore the system
Ways to install
You can install the Windows Easy Transfer Wizard from the Microsoft website. For this, you need to go to the particular website at first. Then, you need to locate the tool in the website and click the 'Download' button placed near to it. You can then see the tool being downloaded to the system. You need to save the downloaded files to a safe location like desktop. You need to then double-click the downloaded files to start installing the tool. The tool will be located in the System tools menu and you can use the tool thereafter.
You need to check the compatibility if the Easy Transfer Wizard get stuck at the time of scanning files and folders. You may not be capable to transfer files from a 64-bit system to a 32-bit system. You need to upgrade the system to get the issues resolved.
You may get some error messages like "You're currently logged on using a temporary profile" when you start using the Windows Easy Transfer Wizard. You can create a system restore point to fix the issues. For this, you need to logon the system as administrator and open up the Registry Editor. In the Registry Editor, you need to navigate to the ProfileList under the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE. Select Export and Backup form the File menu and remove the SID which contains .bak suffix. Then, you need to open up the Users folder in C drive and assign '-old' suffix to user-profile folder. You need to then login in the affected user account and log off. You can run the Easy Transfer Wizard, thereafter.
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