Re: Easy(???) Transfer problems
If you're just transferring files, why use Easy Transfer at all?
Just copy them over the network.
"Christian" <Christian@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:C5244ABF-EF2E-40E9-A20E-E8AA53A8A8D5@microsoft.com...
> Is this the utility from hell?? I have tried for hours using EZ transfer to
> get around 15GB of music and pictures from my XP SP2 machine onto a new Vista
> Home Premium machine. I don't have the transfer cable, so am using my 100M
> network for the connection. I followed all the instructions - it's hard to
> stray off course, 'cos there aren't any options. each time I use the utility,
> it takes around 6 hrs and puts 2 copies of almost everything onto the
> destination machine. All duplicates are shown as "filename (1)" I say almost
> everything, because it's not entirely consistent. - Some directories migrate
> ok with only 1 copy, although the content is the same type - ie .wma
> With My Pictures, I have a number of empty folders whereas the donor machine
> still contains the original files. The logfile says everything was a success.
> - 1st time I ran it and this happened I deleted all the file content on the
> target machine, emptied the recycle bin, and defraged the disk before running
> again, only to find it did came back with the same problem..! Help!