XP Transfer Wizard question

  chrismuir 00:13 05 Sep 2007


Just got a new PC, ran the files and tranfer wizard to copy across my settings. Ran OK on my old PC, and the file was written to a Sandisk cruzer USB stick. But when I put it in the new PC and run the wizard, I select the USB key and click OK but it says it cannot find disk 1 and fails.

Should it work ok on a USB memory stick, or do you need to do a direct link between the two PC's? Is it possible to write the files to a CD and to import them that way?



what operating systems are the 2 pcs

  chrismuir 09:17 05 Sep 2007

Both XP home.

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Transfer files and settings using a shared folder or external hard disk drive

on the new computer,did you select i dont need the wizard disc ive collected my files

  chrismuir 10:48 05 Sep 2007

Thats how I tried to do it. It goes fine up to the point where it starts to transfer the data, then a message comes up saying insert disk 1. Can't get past this. The file is definitely on the USB memory.

  chrismuir 00:18 08 Sep 2007

Transfered all files manually in the end.

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