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Standard User GeoffB
(fountain of knowledge) Tue 17-Dec-13 20:08:07
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Backup Center


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I backed up a computer using the (Win 7) Backup and Restore facility in Control Panel and can see all the folders and files via the Restore My Files button if I browse . But I want to transfer some of them to a Win 8 computer and would like to know if this is possible (without opening and re-saving each one of the 200 or so!) I've tried copying them to a removable disk but it doesn't work. Is it possible to restore these files to a different computer with a different OS or does it only work on the source computer?

Dell Studio1558 with Win7 Home Premium
8GB RAM
IE10 and Live Mail
BT Infinity via HH3
Standard User yarwell
(sensei) Wed 18-Dec-13 14:19:53
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Re: Backup Center


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you could make a copy of the whole archive onto the other machine ?

if that's too big you could create a second backup set where you choose the files / folders on the Win7 machine.

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