How can I use Windows XP's Files and Settings Transfer Wizard to import my files and settings?

A. To import your files and settings, perform the following steps:

  1. Start the Files and Settings Transfer Wizard (go to Start, All Programs, Accessories, System Tools, and click File and Settings Transfer Wizard; alternatively, you can type
    from the command prompt).
  2. From the welcome screen, click Next.
  3. Select "New computer," then click Next.
  4. When the wizard gives you the option to create a wizard disk that you can use on the old computer to collect the files and settings, select "I don't need the wizard disk," then click Next.
  5. Select the location of your files and settings; click Next.
  6. The wizard will import the information and write over the existing configuration information.
  7. After the wizard had finished importing the information, click Finish.
  8. Log off and log on for all changes to take effect.
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