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When that's done, you can restore your files and settings.     1. Again, the length of time needed depends on the size of the files. Thanks a lot!!!! After doinking around with it I discovered the file must be in a directory with the same name as it was created (USMT2.UNC in my case), and when I did that http://ircdhelp.org/problems-with/problems-with-system-integrity-scan-wizard.php

Decided I'd try it and got screwed, so I thought. George Baker: what link is wrong? I don't know what the offending driver(s) are, but maybe you can understand the message better than me. Your HotFix KB89634 suggestion saved my bacon. https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/andypennell/2006/03/28/file-and-settings-transfer-wizard-friend-or-foe/

Any help would be appreciated. I have done this process a number of times before, and have always been successful, but for some reason it is not working this time.Please HELP. This allows them to create home networks and share documents, music, printers, and an Internet connection.

  1. Reply phantam says: February 21, 2008 at 7:10 pm That is the stupidest problem i have ever run into thanks for the post on this subject.
  2. Here's hoping the Vista version is better.
  3. I have been fiddling with a client's laptop for hours.
  4. But as mentioned previously, you might be using a network or direct cable connection.       6.
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  6. If you're already part of a home network, this will probably be the best method, especially if you're going to be transferring massive amounts of data.
  7. I can only boot up into safe mode.

All Rights Reserved. CappsieFeb 18, 2013, 4:25 PM Hi,You'll find the migwiz.exe here: C:\WINDOWS\system32\usmtRight-click on the file, then click properties.I have Windows XP Professional with SP3 and so my migwiz version is: 5.1.2600.5512The versions This may take a while depending on the amount of data and the speed of your network. Thanks again!- Liz @ Reboot IT Now, LLC.

Before reformatting, I saved 2 user profiles with the FSTW on the original OS. All rights reserved. Some people have had successes with this tool, and could extract the data from the F.A.S.T image. yolandacharmJan 2, 2007, 12:09 AM iI have a similar problem in that i backed up my husbands laptop with files and transfers settings wizard, saved the file on my laptop, then

Firstly ALL is NOT lost and you CAN restore your files. Reply sbt says: April 13, 2007 at 5:37 am Hi, found your article via http://www.google.com/search?q=EasyTransfer+%7C+%22Easy+Transfer%22%7C+%22Settings+Transfer%22+%7C+%22Transfer+Wizard%22+Vista+CANNOT+DETECT+CONNECT+NETWORK&start=20 i want only to xfer oe6 accounts (exported iaf will successfully xfer accounts to fresh install You will have to transfer those separately but at least this way you will have your messages. Is there a way to read the DAT files to see what was actually backed up?

If you followed these direction EXACTLY, you will successfully transfer the files and settings from your old backup to your new computer. I kept thinking there was a SP incompatibility or something and kept trying to update the new machine (I wasn't sure the SP version of the old machine), until I had If you do that the wizard uses different name for the backup file and there is a "status" file that is usually there but Unfortunately, I don't have that file so Dumb devs suck.

Once we can nail down the error codes, we can see what's what.I'll try to help you resolve this.A. http://ircdhelp.org/problems-with/problems-with-messenger-and-with-unwanted-files.php Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. Please collect your settings using the current version of the Files and Settings Transfer Wizard. This is a piece of software that is designed (or apparently not) almost exclusively to transfer data between your old PC and your new PC.

To learn more and to read the lawsuit, click here. Now we can choose to transfer settings, files, or both. To do so, type the following command: "fastconv /v /e:00001017.dat" (without the quotation marks) If the tool finishes successfully, run the tool with the same /e:00001017.dat switch but without the /v this content Reply Jerry says: February 25, 2007 at 6:47 am I just wanted to know that you have just saved my life.

Note that you can use multiple /i switches. - /e Specifies the files to exclude from decompression. More Information: If the file Migwiz.exe in the old computer has version 5.1.2600.2180, make sure that the new computer (where you're transferring the settings to) contain the same version. Reply DMc says: February 25, 2008 at 2:10 pm I'm glad so many people found help from this, just for the satisfaction of finding another work around for the many travails

Home or small office network.

Inside the destination folder, the tool creates a Usmt2.unc folder with a Status file and the normal store files. Running the File and Settings Transfer Wizard To start the File and Settings Transfer Wizard, run Setup.exe from the Windows XP CD-ROM on your old system. After the File and Settings Transfer Wizard has completed its task, it will display any recommendations, and once you press Finish, you will be prompted to log off so that your Any suggestions would be welcome.Signed,ready to give upreal disappointed with Microsoft and lack of support.pjr43[at]hotmail.com rockt111Nov 14, 2008, 6:30 PM if you would do as i have written you will solve

The hard drive I put it on in the first place is a 1TB. I really don't understand the issue, as the computer is recognizing my drive, and when I open the folder that the data is stored in, I see 5 files: one called No luck.Any ideas?Thanks!David David - did you ever get the fix to work?Sam skystepperNov 16, 2009, 10:59 AM I also am having the same problem.. http://ircdhelp.org/problems-with/problems-with-files-running.php I personally normally only require my emails and address' saved.

I had to use the new STATUS file, or it wouldn't work either.Ok, great. I hope this helps someone else and saves some of the time and pain I went through with this. If it is not listed there, you can start it from Start > All Programs > Accessories > System Tools > File and Settings Transfer Wizard. I created the export file at the root of the C drive.

RebootITNowDec 19, 2011, 10:31 PM e_z_minded_guy said: dwaldmann, you're doing it slightly wrong... I have used the programme with success on my works computers and therefore had faith in it working on my home network, how wrong I was to trust it and having You can also use CD, DVD, or directly connect. As I suggested before, if you're on a network there won't be much trouble.

Possibilities include copying them over a network or writing them to CD-R or other removable media and transfer the disks from PC-to-PC. I'd backed up the XP files using the MigWiz.exe (Files and Settings Transfer Wizard). and I'm telling all of you to forget the heavy answers to this problem( such as insert this, do this, use this code, etc..)i did all that dumb**** my first year Since I could not easly remove the Hot Fix on the new system, I was fortunately able to go back to the old system, install the KB896344 Update, then redo the