ServersLearn Windows XP Professional: The Files and Settings Transfer Wizard (Page 3)...

Learn Windows XP Professional: The Files and Settings Transfer Wizard (Page 3) Page 3

ServerWatch content and product recommendations are editorially independent. We may make money when you click on links to our partners. Learn More.

We would
now go to the OLD COMPUTER with the floppy disk and run
FASTWiz.exe, which would expand the file and run
the Wizard on the OLD COMPUTER.

Once it
starts, you will again see the WHICH COMPUTER IS THIS
screen, however, this time we will select OLD COMPUTER.

selecting NEXT, you will be asked
to select a transfer method. (Basically, this is a point to
where the settings will go so that the NEW COMPUTER can get
them. It can be via an across the wire transfer, sent to a
share point or to a floppy disk or other removable media. We
will use the D: drive.)

The Files
and Settings Transfer Wizard will then ask you whether you
want to migrate settings only, files only or both. You can
also elect to choose a custom list of files and settings as
This could be used if you only needed some of the files and/or some of the settings.


The following settings can be
transferred: Accessibility, Command Prompt Settings, Display
Properties, Internet Explorer Settings, Microsoft Messenger,
Microsoft NetMeeting, Mouse And Keyboard, MSN Explorer,
Network Printer And Drives, Outlook Express, Regional
Settings, Sounds And Multimedia, Taskbar Options, Windows
Media Player, and Windows Movie Maker.

following folders can be transferred: Desktop, Fonts, My
Documents, My Pictures, Shared Desktop, and Shared

following files types can be transferred: *.asf (Windows
Media Audio/Video file), *.asx (Windows Media Audio/Video
shortcut), *.AU (AU format sound), *.avi (video clip), *.cov
(fax cover page file), *.cpe (fax cover page file), *.doc
(WordPad document), *.eml (Internet e-mail message), *.m3u
(M3U file), *.mid (MIDI sequence), *.midi (MIDI sequence),
*.mp2 (Movie File MPEG), *.mp3 (MP3 Format Sound), *.mpa
(Movie File MPEG), *.mpeg (Movie File MPEG), *.MSWMM
(Windows Movie Maker Project), *.nws (Internet News
Message), *.rft (Rich Text Format), *.snd (AU Sound Format),
*.wav (Wave Sound), *.wm (Windows Media Audio/Video file),
*.wma (Windows Media Audio file), *.wri (Write document).

When you
select NEXT, the Files and Settings Transfer Wizard will
begin the collection.

Get the Free Newsletter!

Subscribe to Daily Tech Insider for top news, trends & analysis

Latest Posts

Related Stories