How do I transfer files & settings to a Windows 8 PC?
Download & Install Windows Easy Transfer from Microsoft to transfer from a Windows XP or Vista machine. Easy Transfer is already installed on Windows 7. Use a network, USB drive or easy transfer cable to send files and settings between old and new machines.
23 Sep 2013
Transfer files and settings from another PC - Microsoft Windows Help
Walks you though Windows Easy Transfer and describes how to make the physical transfer connection.
How To Migrate or Transfer Files And Settings To Windows 8 From Windows 7, Vista or XP
Use Windows Easy Transfer wizard to migrate files from your old computer to your new computer. Using the Easy Transfer Wizard is super simple. You can use this tool to transfer you files and settings even if you are moving from an 32 bit (x86) environment to an 64 bit (x64). Basically you run the program on your old computer, it grabs all your “stuff” and zips it up for you and places it on a USB hard drive.
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Windows Easy Transfer Download site - Microsoft Windows
Direct link to easy transfer wizard need to migrate from Windows XP & Vista
Troubleshoot file transfer problems
Solutions to common problems using Windows Easy Transfer to move files and settings from one computer to another.