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Ever wonder how you can get your important data from an older computer to your new Windows 8 computer without losing anything? This video 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.
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