Re: Microsoft not fully supporting 64 bit?
You will most likely still have to reinstall the apps since first not all of
their files are stored in their C drive folder and since none of their
Registry entries are in their C drive folder.
"Greg" <Greg@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> Thanks for the advice of copying program folders from the old PC after I
> reinstall the programs on Visat. The old PC is gone but its c: drive is
> an external case I can access from the Vista PC.
> "Nonny" wrote:
>> On Tue, 6 May 2008 09:18:01 -0700, Greg
>> <Greg@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
>> >I built a Vista PC a month ago and transferred my settings from my now
>> >defunct XP PC. However, when I tried to transfer my apps so I could
>> >installing most of them again, the Easy Transfer Companion program said
>> >would not run on a 64 bit OS.
>> AFAIK there is no way to keep from having to reinstall your programs
>> once you've done a clean install.
>> You can transfer email and IE settings and data as well as particular
>> directories (your choice) but you will still have to reinstall your
>> I just went through all of that last week.
>> BTW... transferring Program File directories will help you keep
>> individualized settings in your programs when you reinstall them.