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Dec 8, 2017 10:32AM PST

Hello,Just received my new pc: Acer Aspire TC-780-ACK15 windows 10 home 5 days ago, would like to transfer datas from old pc Pentium E5800 windows 10. Router:TP_link AC1200 Archer c50
What is the best way to get datas, files etc. to the new one.
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This is done so many times that
Dec 8, 2017 10:46AM PST

We can't ignore the past here. That is, no PC user goes without backups of what they can't lose so the best way is to take your backup to the new machine and test if you can restore the files and such.

Apps are usually restored first.

If you never did backup, now you have to find where your stuff is and then copy it to what you have such as USB drives or such and then take those to the new computer and copy it to where you like.

Some things like Web Browser settings are moved over with the browser's SYNC feature.

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External drive or the "cloud"
Dec 9, 2017 7:34AM PST

There are so many ways to transfer data. One way is to upload everything onto an external drive, such as a flash drive or an external hard drive and download it onto your new computer. If you don't have an external drive, you can use the cloud! Upload everything you want from your old computer to Dropbox or google drive and then download everything onto the new computer. These are the two easiest ways I know of. Good luck!

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