Re: Interesting Article on Windows 7

Subject: Re: Interesting Article on Windows 7
From: John Garison <john -at- garisons -dot- com>
To: quills -at- airmail -dot- net, TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2009 10:39:02 -0400

In my investigations into the possibility of moving to W7, I looked into
a program I had used previously to migrate my applications to a new
laptop. Laplink's PCmover provides a way of installing W7 and of moving
all your current applications - Office, Dreamweaver, etc., plus email
and your desktop setup - to the new install whether it's on the same
machine or a new one. It saves a LOT of time not having to reinstall
everything! PCmover can also be used to upgrade your existing PC from
Windows XP to Windows 7.

http://laplink.com/pcmover/

And the article I read said that it was Vista users who were getting
into a never-ending reboot cycle during upgrade to W7.

Full disclosure: I am not affiliated at all with Laplink, and have not
used it to move to W7 yet. But if I do upgrade, I'll use it. It worked
flawlessly when I moved all my apps and data from an old computer to a
newer one.

My 2¢,

John G



quills -at- airmail -dot- net said the following on 10/27/2009 8:45 PM:
> It also appears that some people upgrading from XP to Win 7 are having
> problems with the upgrade, or can't do a clean install.
>
> Apparently those of us who didn't "upgrade" to Vista are being punished
> by an inability to do an inline upgrade.
>
> Scott
>

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References:
Interesting Article on Windows 7: From: Karen L. Zorn
Re: Interesting Article on Windows 7: From: quills

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