Details of Windows® Easy Transfer
What is Windows Easy Transfer in Windows 7? How does it help the system?
Windows Easy Transfer is a major as well as important feature of Windows 7. This feature helps you in migrating important files, images, e-mails and other settings from your old system to a new system. Windows Easy Transfer is actually a step by step guide for instructing you on transferring files as well as settings from one system to another, each of which are running with a Windows operating system. With this, you can move data from your system and can also get the freedom to choose the best method for transferring data. The benefit of Windows Easy Transfer over other transferring methods is that it cannot hang up the transfer process, even the file or settings which you are going to transfer are capable of working with Windows 7.
Here are some steps to perform data transfer from an old system to a new system:
- Using Easy Transfer Cable
- Using storage media
- Using network
Using Easy Transfer Cable
You can make data transfer possible in your system with the use of an Easy Transfer Cable. For this, you just need an Easy Transfer cable and a USB port on each system between which you need to perform data transfer. The method is one of the easiest for data transfer between two systems. For performing data transfer in this method, you need to start the Windows Easy Transfer and plug in the cable when you are instructed to do so. It is important to take care of inserting the CD which comes with it to install Windows Easy Transfer software before plugging in the cable and starting the transfer process.
Using storage media
It is important to check if both systems are compatible with mobile media. You can use USB drive for this purpose, if both systems are included with USB port. To start data transfer in this method, you need to open Windows Easy Transfer first. The next step is to insert the storage media and while the transfer is being performed; Windows Easy Transfer will give you a report on how much disk space is needed for transferring data you selected. So, it is always required to remove unwanted files from the storage media and make enough space for the data transfer method.
Another step to perform data transfer between two systems is to use the network. For this, you need to connect both systems to a good network connection. It is important to check if both these systems have the ability for accessing the same network locations or folders. To make the data transfer in this method, you need to start Windows Easy Transfer in the new system and then follow some instructions. Windows Easy Transfer works as a password to help protect files as well as settings while transferring files over the network.
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