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    Transfer files and settings from Win 7 machine to Win 8

    I've just bought a Win 8 computer and want to copy the files and settings from my Win 7 machine. If memory serves, Win 7 had a utility for copying files from the old to the new. There doesn't appear to be any such utility with my new Win 8 machine. Both machines have Office Home and Business installed and I'd like to copy the Outlook PST files over.

    Is there a utility available to do this job?

    If not, my Win 7 machine does a full backup onto an external drive. Could I plug that drive into the Win 8 machine and do a restore?

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    Windows 7 and Windows 8 both include Windows Easy Transfer:

    Transfer files and settings from another PC

    Bruce

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    Worked for me. Thanks brucer.

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