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Files and Settings Transfer Wizard for only 1 Pc?

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by BIGALX58, Nov 27, 2005.

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  1. BIGALX58

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    I'm in the process of gathering information (and guts) to upgrade to WinXP from Win98se. One of the tools that is mentioned that I can use to save my old files and settings is the FST wizard. It seems to me that it can be only used if you are transferring files and settings from an old computer to a new one. Can it not be used to save files and settings and then reinstall them after XP is installed on the same 'old' computer? If so, is it easy to do?
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  2. jonno112

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    Its not hard at all just follow the prompts if you have another system store your old stuff there if not burn a cd or two then once you have loaded xp on start the file transfer wizard.

    If you are loading xp over the top of 98 (which is not a good idea) you won't have to move your docs they will be safe, however to not inherit bugs from 98 do a fresh install.

    Hope this helps.
     
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    Thanks... But, even Microsoft recommends, it seems to me, that you can upgrade without doing a clean install.
     
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