Re: New computer
Thanks for the reply. I had a feeling it wouldn't work. I will be using
Transfer to help my sister get set up.
"Gary Mount" wrote:
> If the new computer has an OEM version of Vista, then you will not be able
> to use the old XP image on your new computer then do an upgrade.
> If it is not an OEM, then you might be able to do a restore of the old XP
> image, then if you can get it to run on the new computer, you can then do an
> It seems to me that using the wizard transfer would end up being faster
> anyway as well as being certain to work.
> "Rogue" <Rogue@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > My sister just got a new computer with Vista Home Premium. I was wondering
> > if
> > I can create an image of her old computer (running XP) and use that image
> > on
> > her new one? Or are there to many incompatibilities between the two OS's
> > for
> > this to work? If this will work, it would save a bunch of time transfering
> > files and settings.
> > TIA,
> > Rogue