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How to Transfer Data to a New Windows 8 Computer (Que Video)

How to Transfer Data to a New Windows 8 Computer (Que Video)

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  • Copyright 2014
  • Dimensions: 6-3/4" x 9-1/2"
  • Edition: 1st
  • Downloadable Video
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-359433-5
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-359433-1

How to Transfer Data to a New Windows 8 Computer (Que Video)

1+ Hour of Video Instruction

Ever wonder how you can get your important data from an older computer to your new Windows 8 computer without losing anything? How to Transfer Data to a New Windows 8 Computer will put fears to rest and walk you through the steps to do so successfully.

You’ll find coverage of the basics and pitfalls to avoid; you’ll also gain awareness of data that may have been overlooked or forgotten, as well as alternatives and ways to go forward if things do not work as expected. You’ll cover types of data to consider, preparation tasks, software tools that will facilitate the process, and finally, what to do with that old computer.

Alan Wright is the author of Windows 8.1 Absolute Beginner's Guide. He has worked with end-users at different levels and has long been accustomed to explaining and educating them on this type of issue. He has operated his own computer shop and continues to work with both home and small business users. In the past, Alan has worked in a corporate environment provided desk-side technical support and data migration when new OS’s have rolled out.

Skill Level

·         Any user level


You Learn How To

·         Determine what types of data you should keep

·         Discover data that may have been overlooked or forgotten

·         Plan your time accordingly

·         Evaluate the best method and tools for your transfer

·         Troubleshoot the data transfer

·         Secure your old PC for disposal

Who Should Take This Course

·         Anyone looking to move data over to a new computer after purchasing a new one. Perhaps you are seeking to save money rather than pay for this service. Also appropriate for advanced users seeking to confirm their understanding of this process.

Course Requirements

·         Basic understanding of the Windows operating system.


Table of Contents

Lesson 1: Types of Data to Consider

1.1 Introduction

1.2 Pictures, Music and Documents

1.3 Applications

1.4 User Profiles

1.5 Customized Transfer

1.6 Data Location on Windows XP

1.7 Data Location on Windows Vista

1.8 Data Location on Windows 7

1.9 Data Location on Windows 8

Lesson 2: Preparation

2 .1 Introduction

2.2 How Long Does it Take?

2.3 Using Upgrade Assistant

2.4 Methods of Data Transfer

2.5 Preparing Data Location

2.6 Other Tools

2.7 Consider Backup

Lesson 3: Using Automated Software Tools

3.1 Introduction

3.2 Easy Transfer Basics

3.3 Using Easy Transfer with Default Settings

3.4 Using Easy Transfer with Advanced Settings

3.5 Troubleshooting Easy Transfer

3.6 Using Third Party Software - PCMover

Lesson 4: Managing Your Old Computer

4.1 Introduction

4.2 Securely Removing Data

4.3 Managing Software Licenses

4.4 Other Things to Consider

The Que Video series helps you learn technology efficiently with easy-to-follow video tutorials covering popular software apps, online games, and more. Each Que videos are professionally produced and feature the highest quality step-by-step instruction designed by trusted authors and trainers from Que Publishing, an imprint of Pearson - the world’s leading learning company. View Que Videos at: http://www.quepublishing.com/quevideo


Sample Content

Table of Contents

Lesson 1: Types of Data to Consider
1.1 Introduction
1.2 Pictures, Music and Documents
1.3 Applications
1.4 User Profiles
1.5 Customized Transfer
1.6 Data Location on Windows XP
1.7 Data Location on Windows Vista
1.8 Data Location on Windows 7
1.9 Data Location on Windows 8
Lesson 2: Preparation
2 .1 Introduction
2.2 How Long Does it Take?
2.3 Using Upgrade Assistant
2.4 Methods of Data Transfer
2.5 Preparing Data Location
2.6 Other Tools
2.7 Consider Backup
Lesson 3: Using Automated Software Tools
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Easy Transfer Basics
3.3 Using Easy Transfer with Default Settings
3.4 Using Easy Transfer with Advanced Settings
3.5 Troubleshooting Easy Transfer
3.6 Using Third Party Software - PCMover
Lesson 4: Managing Your Old Computer
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Securely Removing Data
4.3 Managing Software Licenses
4.4 Other Things to Consider

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