Windows 7 Installation Notes for Exam 70-680 Windows 7, Configuring
Vista SP1 or Vista SP2 can be upgraded to Windows 7.
For Windows XP, migrate files and settings using WET (Windows Easy Transfer) and then reinstall software programs.
For WET run MigWiz.exe in Support\MigWiz folder.
WET (Windows Easy Transfer) can transfer files and settings using :
- a Network
- a USB Flash Drive (UFD)
- an Easy Transfer cable (not a regular USB or universal serial bus cable)
WET can not move program files or system files like fonts or drivers.
For large deployments of Windows 7, use USMT (Microsoft User State Migration Tool 4.0)
WET (Windows Easy Transfer) : Start, All Programs, Accessories, System Tools, Windows Easy Transfer
When a custom installation of Windows 7, files that were used in the previous version of Windows are stored in a Windows.old folder.
To move existing Windows installation into a Windows.old folder and replace the OS with Windows 7, select the partition same as where your current Windows installation is located.
To delete or to remove the Windows.old folder, Disk Cleanup utility can be used.
Use Disk Cleanup for Windows.old removal.
Disk Cleanup : Start, All Programs, Accessories, System Tools, Disk Cleanup