The files and folders you backed up in your Windows XP environment need to be restored to your new Windows 10 environment. In this movie, you will know how to use File Explorer to copy files from a backup device, such as a USB drive, to your hard drive on your computer that is now running Windows 10.
- [Voiceover] Well, now that you have Windows 10 installed…and setup the way you like,…you're starting to feel more comfortable…in this Windows 10 environment,…it's time to get your files and folders…that you backed up in Windows XP…onto your new Windows 10 computer environment.…Well, if you moved them to a USB drive in Windows XP,…grab that USB stick, and plug it into your computer,…and we're going to use something called File Explorer,…which is really Windows Explorer from Windows XP…with a new name and some new functionality.…
Let's go down to the search field.…Give that a click and type in File.…You'll see File Explorer,…typically the Best Match on this list.…Give it a click and it's going to open up a window.…Here's what I like about Windows 10,…it's easily organized by clicking and dragging.…Let's go up to the very top here…where it says This PC.…Right in the title bar,…click and drag it all the way to the left and release.…You can see how it snaps into the left side of your screen.…Now we need a second window,…
Note: Windows 10 is not a free upgrade for XP users. You will need to purchase Windows 10 before proceeding with the migration.
- Getting a Microsoft account
- Backing up files on Windows XP
- Upgrading to Windows 10
- Customizing Windows 10 settings
- Restoring files and folders