Windows® Easy Transfer in Microsoft® Windows® 7 system
Find out the ways in which Windows Easy Transfer works in Microsoft Windows 7 system.
You may need to transfer data as well as files from your old system to a new one. You can do this with the help of Windows Easy Transfer. You can deploy Windows Easy Transfer in your Windows 7 system in three different ways. You can use the Easy Transfer cable to transfer the data between two systems. For this, you need to click the Use an Easy Transfer Cable option and the Windows Easy Transfer program installed in both systems will start connecting with each other. Then, the data will be transferred to the new system as you select the 'Transfer' button. You can use the network connection to transfer data directly if both systems are connected to same network. You need to just select the option to use network and can start transferring data. It is also possible to use an external storage media like CD or DVD and USB for this purpose. For this, you need to just copy the data to these media and insert it in the new system.
Here are some tips to solve issues, which can come while the Windows Easy Transfer program is running:
- Proper network connection
- Remove infections
- Check for compatibility
- Run as administrator
Proper network connection
You may get difficulties in using Windows Easy Transfer if you are using the network connection for this purpose. It may come as a result of improper network configurations. You need to ensure proper connectivity to resolve the particular issue. You need to ensure that the network is running properly in both systems.
You may get difficulties in migrating data between two systems using Windows Easy Transfer due to infections in any of these systems. You can try removing the infections to get the issue resolved. You can use some antivirus software like Norton and Kaspersky for this purpose, which will scan the entire system to remove all type of infections.
You may not be capable to transfer data between two incompatible systems. You may get some error messages like "pc's languages are not compatible and the transmission can't be initiated ". You need to check for compatibility of these systems to resolve the issue. You will not be able to transfer data from a 64-bit system to a 32-bit system.
You may be prompted with an error message like "migration failed" and the transfer methods will fail after this. You can resolve the issue with running as administrator. For this, you need to open up the Msconfig and enter the admin password for confirmation. In the general tab, select the Selective Startup. Here, you need to select the option for clearing the Load Startup Items check box. In the Service tab, select the Hide All Microsoft Services check box and disable the option. Click the Restart option when prompted and start the migration process again.
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