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[Windows Vista] About use of transferable items for Windows Easy Transfer

[Windows Vista] About use of transferable items for Windows Easy Transfer.

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Windows Easy Transfer transfers the data from computers with Windows 2000, Windows XP or Windows Vista to those with Windows Vista. Furthermore, it can transfer the data of the entire user accounts as well as select random data and folders which are required to be transferred.

■ Data to be transferred
The following items can be transferred by Windows Easy Transfer.
•User Accounts and Settings
•Files and Folders
•Email information, settings, Address(Directory Inquiries) 
•Connection settings of Internet ,Favorites and Cookie
•Photography, Music, Video  
•The settings of Windows
•Data files and settings of software (*)

•In Windows 2000 files can be only transferred.
•Cannot transfer software. 
•When the Operating System of the computer from which data is transferred is different from that of the transferred destination, it will cause some security software issues and driver software may work abnormally in the destination computer. Sometimes files cannot be transferred without interchanging the Operating System.

■ How to transfer
When using Windows 2000 or Windows XP, for the sending PC, resources can copy Windows Easy Transfer from Windows Vista.
When using Windows Easy Transfer to send, please use the method which is available to the source and the destination computer.

Please refer to the steps below to connect to the computer to send data.
• Use USB Easy Transfer Cable
Once the appropriate software is installed on Windows XP or Windows 2000, after connecting the cable to two computers, Windows Easy Transfer will be started automatically and display delivery orders.
It is used as the simplest and the most rapid way when the internet does not exist.
*USB Easy Transfer Cable is the specially designed USB Cable to match the use of Windows Vista, and the Windows Easy Transfer.
They are available in the particular PC manufactures and dealers.
• Use Home internet or small business network.
When two computers have been connected through wired or wireless network, use the existing network to send data. 
• Use USB Flash drive
After saving data from Windows Easy Transfer to the USB Flash drive (connect USB to the external hard disk, Flash media), connect the USB Flash drive to new computer.
• Use CD or DVD
• Use the CD/VCD writeable function on the computers to save data, and then deliver the data through Windows Easy Transfer.
This method is used when the amount of transferred data is lesser.