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OS migration tools

Hi everyone,

I bought a new computer with Windows and wonder if there are some tools to move all of my settings, files and applications to a new one.

Maybe someone has used any of applications which move all of these things?

I heard about PCmover, Zinstall, PCtrans, they are so different, which one to choose?

Thanks in advance!

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I tried PCMover and

I tried that on 2 different PCs and both were failures. Good luck on the others.

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Which versions

Which versions of OS did you use? Windows 7 to 10?

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XP, Vista and I think 7.

Sorry but I forget all the attempts. In short, failures. Would not try it again.

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Wore looking at licensing issues also.

I mean moving from one computer to a new computer is one thing but if your taking one computer and copying there could be licensing issues. My work we have a Windows license that allows us to create images. This image is the OS plus mission critical apps that we use as the base. If we get PC's in now they come with WIndows 10 and we just install our Windows 7 image.

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