More and more models of computers hardware and various components are becoming available all the time and many people will find it great to swap their old PC for a new one. But a thing that many PC users don’t like and will refrain them from buying a new PC is the fact they will have to copy all those old files (and settings) to the new PC. It is a boring thing to do given the person has to transfer files (and folders), user preferences, and applications to the new system. Done manually, such a job will take but days. It can be painful for any PC user.
A very easy solution that you can use (when you want to copy files from the old to the new computer) is an application that will copy those files for you. One such reputed software is PCMover which is developed by Laplink. This software can be used with any kind of PC using a MS Windows based computer system. It can be use over various operating systems. PCMover will do special backup-type image files that you can move between computers with CD/DVD or USB flash drive. It is a fast and easy way to transfer your files. So moving files, documents, images, settings is always difficult for lots of people. Learn more about copy data from old computer to new computer here.
While the above program does cost money it is very simple and easy to use. Also, be aware that PCMover is the only program that will move your programs from one system to another. If you don’t have lots of data to transfer, or you don’t want to move over any programs, you can use this free software from Microsoft: Easy Transfer Wizard. This is a very basic program to transfer your files, personal settings, pictures and some documents. Learn more on this transfer files from XP to Vista page.