Migrate me to the moon

You have a user in your organization that needs to migrate his Windows XP system to Windows 7. What application would the best choice for this task?

A) Windows Backup

B) User State Migration Tool

C) Files and Settings Transfer Wizard

D) Windows Easy Transfer

E) Get a lot of floppy disks!

The answer: D) Windows Easy Transfer

The Windows Easy Transfer migration tool in Windows 7 can be used to move file and user information from Windows XP, Windows Vista, or another Windows 7 computer. If a large number of systems needed migration, a batch process using User State Migration Tool would have been more appropriate.

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