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Lead me into some type of direction please? answers.microsoft.com. More Information: If the file Migwiz.exe in the old computer has version 5.1.2600.2180, make sure that the new computer (where you're transferring the settings to) contain the same version. Select Old computer and click Next. get redirected here

If you have a warranty on the system, whoever built the system for you is contractually obligated for support. Satchmo Bevins, Jul 9, 2009 #6 gartenhacke Joined: Dec 2, 2009 Messages: 1 Likes Received: 1 Windows XP Files and Settings Transfer to Windows Vista or Windows 7 I just installed fastconv /S: /D: ----> The syntax of the command is incorrect. Make sure the new computer is turned on and that your network is working properly. http://windowsxp.mvps.org/fast.htm

If you use only the /e switch, all files are excluded. All Rights reserved internationally. This page requires Javascript. Now, what the hell do you suppose the retailer knows about something like this that I should spend half a day going back and forth over this with him/her and over

Supersite for Windows. Related sites Files and Settings Transfer Wizard - a guide written by MVP Gary Woodruff FastConv Instructions - from BleepingComputer.com forum Tips 1 | Tips 2| Tips 3 | Home| IE At the request of Microsoft, I have tried multiple times to convert the .DAT files and now Im getting error messages. To no avail.

I used 'files and settings wizard' Discussion in 'Windows 7 Support' started by luwike, Jul 9, 2009. Retrieved April 23, 2015. ^ Thurrott, Paul (October 6, 2010). "Using the Files and Settings Transfer Wizard". Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00270253 I had originally saved it here (where I'm already running W7) from another XP computer via our network.

It can be in a subfolder, such as c:\fast\USMT2.UNC, or any other. Point it to the parent directory. Z7_3054ICK0KGTE30AQO5O3KA30N0 hp-concentra-wrapper-portlet Actions ${title} Loading... As an example, I put the USMT2.UNC directory in the root of C:I then pointed FAST to C: and it found the USMT2.UNC directory and it worked just fine.

  • Applying the files and settings to the new PC.
  • It is available on the Windows XP CD under Perform Additional Tasks.
  • Details Note:There are multiple files available for this download.Once you click on the "Download" button, you will be prompted to select the files you need.
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To do so, type the following command: "fastconv /v /e:00001017.dat" (without the quotation marks) If the tool finishes successfully, run the tool with the same /e:00001017.dat switch but without the /v Visit now Z7_3054ICK0KGTE30AQO5O3KA30H4 hp-feedback-banner-portlet Actions ${title} Loading... Everything works great (100% complete) except it fails to recognized the user account--Error: The user account SECRETARY/Secretary does not exist. Restoring using FAST should work with this.Yes!

What am I doing wrong? Get More Info For each source drive, a matching subfolder is created in the destination folder. Please join our friendly community by clicking the button below - it only takes a few seconds and is totally free. The 3rd file is 84,055KB.

Before assuming that the data is corrupt, here is an unofficial checklist that you can follow: #1 Do not rename the store folder, as you may receive the following error when File and Settings Transfer Wizard (FSTW) "did me in". Then launch and run Windows Easy Transfer on your new Windows Vista PC. useful reference Our tutorials cover many common Windows 7 topics.

CBS Interactive. He's been a tech blogger and journalist for the past seven years, and can be found on his about me page or Google+ Published 08/27/07 DID YOU KNOW?In 2009, programmer Zach I tried my own solution that I described on the post right above at another PC.

Restoring using FAST should work with this.

For example, if you run the tool with /v switch and the store is in good condition, the tool finishes successfully. If your PC has a memory card reader and the memory card has sufficient capacity, this is a much more convenient transfer method. Can anyone now tell me how I'm supposed to restore these files in my windows 7? It will certainly not integrate your old XP user in Windows 7 because the user directory structure of XP is different than Vista and Windows 7.

Even if you do not know the original names of the files, you can attempt to understand what each file was. - /? Select another method. I grabbed XP SP3, installed it and retried with the MigWiz.exe Ver. 5.1.2600.5512 - this worked, but is still taking ALL NIGHT to restore my 56Gbs worth of data. this page Point it to the parent directory.

thanks luwike, Jul 9, 2009 #5 Satchmo Bevins VIP Member Joined: May 18, 2009 Messages: 169 Likes Received: 25 Location: Vancouver BC luwike said: What do you think the way by R. For ex: fastconv /s:USMT2.UNC /d:des /t:tmp is OK fastconv /s:c:\USMT2.UNC /d:des /t:tmp is NOT OK Funny enough, fastconv /s:USMT2.UNC /d:e:\des /t:e:\tmp is OK (if you have an e: hard drive connected) Z7_3054ICK0KGTE30AQO5O3KA3016 hp-feedback-input-portlet Actions ${title} Loading...

Back to top #9 RichDD RichDD Members 4 posts OFFLINE Local time:06:26 PM Posted 23 March 2008 - 09:15 PM I am having the same issues. It's slow, but it would work. Various manufacturers produce suitable cables. The solution to recover .DAT files in a USMT2.UNC directory from a previous windows XP installation is to use the loadstate of USMT 2.6.2.

Any more suggestions to get this to work...could this be that there is a missing file inside of the USMT2.UNC folder? After reformatting and installing W7 I can't utilize these files. The DOS screen shows the following scrolls to directions of the different switches with directions, an example of a command line, and back to the command prompt. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.

I tried installing the wizard from here http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=6c2f2318-cbdb-47c0-b7c2-77c4cc37a450&displaylang=en onto my Windows 7 - but i got and error msg luwike, Jul 9, 2009 #3 Thrax Moderator Joined: Apr 2, 2009