For those who held on to Windows XP and skipped Vista, Migrating from Windows XP to Windows 7 demonstrates how to update the OS with ease. Instructor David Rivers takes a step-by-step approach to transferring files, saving settings, and determining the best data migration option for any system. David has organized the course around three key tasks: pre-installation to complete on an XP machine; the actual installation of Windows 7; and post-installation, to get any remaining files in place and ensure the hardware is connected. Along the way, he offers tips and tricks for a smooth transition from Windows XP to Windows 7.
Figuring out the best migration option for any situation
Creating an optional partition for Windows 7
Using Easy Transfer to store files and settings
Performing a clean install of Windows 7 on a new partition
Cleaning up temporary files after installation with disk cleanup