Transferring Data from HDDs

Discussion in 'Computer Help' started by IgnisFatuus01, Dec 5, 2012.

  1. IgnisFatuus01

    IgnisFatuus01 Junior Member

    Feb 18, 2009
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    I'm sure this is easier than I am envisioning but those who are married know your life is in danger if you screw up the wife's computer :)
    My wife's computer is begining to die so I would like to transfer her My Documents Folder, her games (christ, there has to be >100 of them...) , favorites, etc and put them on my computers HDD. I have a 32gb thumb drive I can use to do this xfer. Any help is appreciated or point me in a general direction to find this info. Thanks in advance.

    Edit: Wifes computer runs Win XP and mine runs Vista 64 bit home premium (upgrading to Win 7 64 bit home premium sometime next week.)
    #1 IgnisFatuus01, Dec 5, 2012
    Last edited: Dec 5, 2012
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  3. postmortemIA

    postmortemIA Diamond Member

    Jul 11, 2006
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    You can try Windows Easy Transfer from Microsoft which will do similar thing to what you are doing.
    Or -

    If you didn't change locations of any special folders (my documents, pictures, etc.) , you can copy whole user's folder in C: \Users\<wife's name> and then figure later what you need out of it.