JSI Tip 9979. Frequently asked questions about User State Migration Tool 2.6.1.

Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 911814 contains the following introduction:

Microsoft Windows User State Migration Tool (USMT) 2.6.1 is now available from the Microsoft Download Center. To download USMT 2.6.1, visit the following Web site:


The primary change in this new version of USMT is that it supports computers that run x64-based versions of Microsoft Windows operating systems. For more information, see the first question in the "More Information" section.

This article answers the following questions:

• What has changed in USMT 2.6.1? 

• What problems are fixed in USMT 2.6.1? 

• Can I upgrade from USMT 2.6 to USMT 2.6.1? 

• Can I use existing custom .inf files that were written for USMT 2.6? 

• How do I migrate a user state from a 32-bit operating system to an x64-based operating system? 

• Where can I find more information about USMT?

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