This document applies to HP and Compaq computers with Windows 7.
This document explains how to transfer your personal data between two computers using Windows Easy Transfer. Windows Easy Transfer is a way to transfer your information to another computer, including user accounts, files, folders, e-mail messages, contacts, Windows and Internet settings, Internet favorites, photos, music, and videos. Software programs are not transferred.
note:You can use Windows Easy Transfer to transfer information to a computer running Windows 7 from computers with one of the following operating systems:
- Windows 7
- Windows Vista
- Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) or Service Pack 3 (SP3)
note:Windows Easy Transfer cannot transfer files between a 64-bit version of Windows and a 32-bit version of Windows. Instead, files need to be transferred manually using external storage devices. To find the version of Windows on your computer, see Is the Windows Version on My Computer 32-bit or 64-bit?.