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I bought a new laptop running on 64-bit processors. I want to migrate my old 32-bit Windows 7 to the new machine.

Ideally, I want to keep everything the same, e.g. files, software, profile, etc.

Is there any good way to do this?

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Try using Windows Easy Transfer: Should already be installed.

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does that copy installed software too? – Shen Oct 13 '11 at 17:56

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