You need to migrate from one computer running Windows XP to another computer running Windows 7. Which of these would be the easiest way to complete this migration?
A) Use Windows XP mode on your Windows 7 computer
B) Use Windows Easy Transfer to perform a side-by-side migration
C) Run your application in Windows 7 using Windows XP compatibility mode
D) Configure Windows 7 with ReadyBoost
E) The easiest way is to have one of those kids fix these newfangled things
The answer: B) Use Windows Easy Transfer to perform a side-by-side migration
Windows Easy Transfer will move your profile and person settings from one operating system version to another. The utility supports both side-by-side migrations and wipe-and-load migrations. You’ll still have to reinstall your apps!
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