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Windows XP to 7 File and settings transfer

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  • Started 6 years ago by rcostaverizonnet
  • Latest reply from germ-x
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Posted yesterday 
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I would like to intall Windows 7 on my XP. I need to copy the files and setting temporarily onto my laptop (running Windows 7). I ran the file transfer untility and the two machines were communicating. But I did not transfer the files because I was afraid all my settings on my laptop will be overwritten by the XP backup. All I want to do is temporarily store my settings and then bring them back when Windows 7 is installed. Any ideas?

Posted 6 years ago
Posts: 5310

try this link, it shows how to upgrade from XP to Win7. There will be a couple of new folders Win7 is going to create. After you are satisfied or if you are satisified you can delete these folders. I went from XP to Vista to Win 7 and found junk from long ago in the early days of XP. Decided to do a clean install. Not much time difference including installing all my apps.


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