How to move data from the old hard drive to a new operating system, games, songs, vista etc.
you want to install more hard drive. How can I move all of the data, os, games, music, etc.
and have computer always starts.
You cannot move by themselves programs
you need to reinstall it from the original media
read this about moving everything, including the operating system
or save your data and reinstall clean vista
There are different ways to do
hard drive manufacturers will normally provide the cloning software to move your operating system installed from the old to the new hard disk
Search for information on this subject on their Web site
If you have vista business or ultimate, you can use the builtin vista complete PC Backup to move
read the information below
or if you have vista home version you'll need 3rd party software
link below is an example of this:
also to put your machine how you bought:
1. that vista is preinstalled, you should have a recovery on your old hard drive partition
You can recovery disks to reinstall on your new hard drive
ask the manufacturer of the machine how
2. contact the computer manufacturer and ask them to send you to vista recovery disks to reinstall the operating system back as it was when you bought it
they do it for a nominal cost of $
3. or borrow a microsoft dvd vista
Make sure that you borrow the correct 32-bit or 64-bit microsoft dvd to your computer
they contain all versions of vista
This is the product key that determines which version of vista is installed
Save all data, because it will be lost, do the above
How to make a backup of your data
How to restore your files
have old hard drive with data and op sys - must copy old hard drive data on the new hard drive WITHOUT copying op sys
a simple way is the best way.
1. purchase a USB hard drive enclosure to put the old drive hard in > plug it into the new computer.
Here is a video on how to do it:
2 slave the old hard drive in the new computer, so a new office.
See you soon.
I have a toshiba Satellite 2410-504, which gave me the blue screen so I bought a L300 to replace.
Different are documents and photos I would like to recover from the old tosh-
Can I switch from hard drives overall if they are compatible or y at - it an advance to do and how... help!
The only way I know, it's that you buy an external HARD drive enclosure where you can put in the old HDD. Connect the HARD drive old this is the case with the USB cable to your laptop new and then you can copy your documents and photos.
These cases are not expensive and s for external HARD drive are very practical.
I had a hard disk going bad. Installed a new hard drive and the need to transfer files from the old hard drive. I have an external enclosure for the old hard drive and can connect by usb port.
The process is fairly simple once you put the old drive in the external box. You can use the usual methods of copy and paste in Windows Explorer. If you copy files, complete folders, you can take a look at RichCopy.
Recently I bought HP Pavilion 500-242ea (Windows OS 8.1) as my old pc died. I connected the old hard drive via the Usb Adapter kit. The old drive appears in the Device Manager and file Explorer and disk management in drive F, but shows no volume. I know that the old drive is not complete and the drive works as I put the disc in and they charge. When I click on the old drive-F car - in the message "Please insert the disk" leader explore appears. Anyone know how to access the data on the old drive which has the cable IDE.
Please help need to copy the old drive imporatant files.
Just had to ask, you know the difference between the hard drive and CD/DVD drive? Don't get angry, read this.
You said "I know that the old drive... works as I can put disks and they load. When I click on the old player disc-F-in the message "Please insert the disk" leader explore appears. »
Anything that involves a CD/DVD drive. You can't put a disk on a hard disk.
I have a dell laptop and last week he showed the blue screen and does not start. I got improtant data on starting I have is not a format and replaced with a new hard drive. Now I'm trying to connect to the old hard drive externally detected only D & does not detect drive C on what it blocks my laptop. I tried with other laptops & systems also, but it's the same thing. I have important data in two players. Please suggest a possible solution to recover data.
You can check this link:You can also try updating the chipset drivers on the manufacturer's Web site.
- What is the blue screen error message that you receive?
- Have you tried plugging the drive with another computer?
I have an easy transfer cable, and if it is connected to old hard drive to the new xbox. The new xbox recognizes the storage device but wants to format and doesn't give no option to transfer data. Obviously to format the disk will delete the info. Anyone has any suggestions or ideas birght!
The X - box forums are here: http://forums.xbox.com/
This transfer of e-mail has some quirk to it. I am running Windows 7 Professional on a concert of 150 old drive raptor WD with Internet Explorer and Outlook Express. I'll be installing Windows 7 Professional on the new drive and running Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird and the need to pass all the information the browser and e-mails (with folders) to the appropriate place on the new drive. I will use the same Windows 7 Professional disk for the operating system on the new drive, and then the old drive will be trashed as soon as the transfer is completed. What is the best way to transfer the data since I use two different browsers and e-mail clients? Do I first transfer all on the same type of browser and e-mail on the new disk and then import in Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird, or can I do a direct transfer to them?
Hey there James :)
If your original WD Raptor drive is in good health, have you considered cloning it to the new drive and so keeping everything as it is without the need to reinstall and backup and restore your data to the e-mail and other applications? I suggest to check out Acronis True Image WD Edition for this procedure: http://products.wdc.com/support/kb.ashx?id=st8xw8
I would first of all check if the drive is healthy, as the procedure could transfer some potential errors from the old drive to the new. I would recommend running tool WD Data Lifeguard Diagnostic to check the status of the WD Raptor drive. Here's a link: http://products.wdc.com/support/kb.ashx?id=p7VtBy
After the back if you have any questions!
My 'old' TECRA A2"refused to fly (fell on the desk)... Screen and grapfic external duty!
But the HARD drive is still OK and works via an external USB HD adapter to my other PC.
Can read all the files in the root directory,
* can NOT read only password protected those *:
means all files * DOCS and SETTINGS below *.
My password old route was:
PW to START WIN XP
OUTLOOK 2003 via the backup.pst PW
Bought a new A10 TECTRA...
HOW can I get the form parameters of DATA etc., my old HDD via USB in my new TECRA A10?
As far as I know that you must add the Group everyone in the folder options. Right-click on the folder-online security-online advanced-online (effective) permissions
There, you must add the user to the other laptop or for example all users. Then it should work.
I had this problem for 1 or 2 years and it worked for me.
A friend of mine told me that he was able to copy the data to a Linux system. You can start form a Linux boot CD/DVD, and then copy the data on the other PC.
I have an old netbook HP TC 4200. I want to retrieve data from it. So I would like to know the details of the envelope required for the hard drive.
None of the speakers USB external hard drive on the following URL will work. The book loads are also listed.
On a recent trip, I have uploaded thousands of images on an external hard drive that I used with my laptop. I keyworded and edited these files on the road.
Back home, I want to move the files (keywords and all) to my permanent LR library that resides on a different hard drive. How can I do this transfer without losing the keywords?
Thank you in advance.
There seems to be a confusion of terms here: the catalog is where LR stores all of its information (that your designated as LR library in your original post).
While you were on the road, did you use LR to add keywords to photos, or have you used another tool? If you have used LR, you already have a catalog on the laptop, which you can then import into your main LR catalog (using import to catalogue option in the file menu). Let us know if you get stuck anywhere.
I spilled coffee on my Macbook Air and does not illuminate. How to transfer files from the external hard drive to backup my new Macbook Air?
If you had a Time Machine backup, you can use the Migration Wizard and connect your new Mac on the external drive which has the Time Machine backup: move your content to a new Mac - Apple Support
Unable to transfer data from the laptop hard drive external/pendrive.
Each time that tried to transfer meesage seems to the authorization of the administration.
Kindly help me to solve the problem.
Follow these steps and check:
To take ownership of a folder
a. click on the USB key you want to learnand then click on Properties.
b. click on the Security tab, click Advanced and then click on the tab owner.
c. click on change. If you are prompted for an administrator password or a confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
d. click on the name of the person you want to give to the property.
e. If you want that person to be the owner of the files and subfolders in this folder, select the owner of subcontainers and objects replace check.
f. click on OK.
I have the old hard drive in a USB enclosure and connected to the computer again. I have installed firefox and you need to have the address book (critical) copied and inserted information from address book on the new computer. I hope that there is a file I can replace easily?
Firefox send an e-mail, it's strictly a web browser.
If you use Firefox to access your e-mail, you use "webmail". You must seek assistance from your service provider or a forum for this service.
Transfer of files from the old HARD DRIVE to new computer without an old computer. (He's dead - can not use) I have the hard drive, but need help to transfer my old files and settings.
· My old Win XP computer died - it is completely unusable. I bought a new PC with Win 7 Pro and 1 TB. I still have the old HARD DRIVE (250 GB) which I have attached on the new computer using an external enclosure supports SATA drives. The external hard drive is connected to the computer in USB 3.0. I checked that the new computer can see the external hard drive. (I also used for backups by changing the hard drive with a 2 TB drive 'mass storage' - that works.)
I searched the internet for possible solutions and found no help. If the transfer of files from Microsoft would change the disc to analyze, it would be simple. But if I select the OLD computer it scans the disk I'm on (new) - automatically.
Is there anyone who has had the same problem? He must be because computers die all the time and people buy new computers - who then, somehow, they get the former transferred files. I could do it manually, but that wouldn't change the settings. Last resort would be to buy an old computer XP (SATA), replace the drive. Transfer the files, and then sell this computer.
You may be able to recover your data files, but I hope that you will set up your new system to automatically backup a second internal hard drive or an external USB hard drive.
This suggestion may not work, but it's worth a try. Buy an external USB drive enclosure. They come in two sizes 2.5 "for the portable computer drives and 3.5" for desktop disks. You can purchase adapters for 3.5 "envelopes so that they can also be used with a portable player. Place the hard drive in the enclosure and connect to a USB port of another computer. Several hard disks are more able to start, but the contents of the disc can still be accessed, read and copied from the disk because you do not use the operating system on a failed disk.
Here is an example of the type of device, I suggest:
You need only to the speaker, that you see are not necessarily more expensive. Thereafter, you can put an old hard drive usable, an abandoned because you need a larger drive internal, in the enclosure and use it as additional external storage.
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