How to Transfer Data to a New Windows 8 Computer

​Ever wonder how to transfer data from your older computer to your new Windows 8 ?
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  • Lectures 25
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 8/2015 English

Course Description

Ever wonder how you can get your important data from an older computer to your new Windows 8 computer without losing anything? How to Transfer Data to a New Windows 8 Computer will put fears to rest and walk you through the steps to do so successfully.

You'll find coverage of the basics and pitfalls to avoid; gain awareness of data that may have been overlooked or forgotten, as well as alternatives and ways to go forward if things do not work as expected. Learn about types of data to consider, preparation tasks, software tools that will facilitate the process, and finally, what to do with that old computer.

Alan Wright is the author of Windows 8.1 Absolute Beginner's Guide. He has worked with end-users at different levels and has long been accustomed to explaining and educating them on this type of issue. He has operated his own computer shop and continues to work with both home and small business users. In the past, Alan has worked in a corporate environment provided desk-side technical support and data migration when new OS's have rolled out.

What are the requirements?

  • Basic understanding of the Windows operating system

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Determine what types of data to keep
  • Discover data that may have been overlooked or forgotten
  • Plan your time accordingly
  • Evaluate the best method and tools for your transfer
  • Troubleshoot the data transfer
  • Secure your old PC for disposal

What is the target audience?

  • Anyone looking to move data over to a new computer after purchasing a new one
  • Perhaps you are seeking to save money rather than paying to have transfer done
  • Also appropriate for advanced users seeking to confirm their understanding of this process.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Types of Data to Consider
Introduction
Preview
01:29
Pictures, Music and Documents
Preview
01:46
Applications
Preview
02:20
User Profiles
Preview
02:43
Customized Transfer
Preview
03:57
Data Location on Windows XP
05:12
Data Location on Windows Vista
03:39
Data Location on Windows 7
03:29
Data Location on Windows 8
03:00
Section 2: Preparation
Introduction
01:27
How Long Does it Take?
01:48
Methods of Data transfer
02:41
Preparing Data Location
01:56
Other Tools
02:23
Consider Backup
03:06
Section 3: Using Automated Software Tools
Introduction
02:26
Easy Transfer Basics
02:43
Using Easy Transfer with Default Settings
07:01
Using Easy Transfer with Advanced Settings
06:11
Troubleshooting Easy Transfer
02:25
Using Third Party Software - PCMover
06:52
Section 4: Managing Your Old Computer
Introduction
01:19
Securely Removing Data
02:36
Managing Software Licenses
02:56
Other Things to Consider
02:15

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