Migration specifies 1) the process of moving information between different data formats or 2) the process of moving an existing user environment to a different system, for example when switching operating systems

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Migrating files from Windows to Linux

I am converting my Windows 7 to an Arch Linux machine, and was wondering what the safest way to backup my files for use on Linux was. I don't want to use the Windows Backup and Restore facility as ...
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How do I migrate an virtual machine using LVM to KVM?

I have a virtual machine running CentOS on VirtualBox with a drive that uses LVM for partitioning / volume management. I need to migrate the vm to a linux-kvm host machine. Here's the steps I've ...
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trouble getting MacBook Pro Migration Assistant to always work

Am trying to migrate from 1st MacBook Pro to a 2nd and 3rd. But both computers just say "Looking..." Macs are connected through single Ethernet cable. After trying again and again, finally migrated ...
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Trying to migrate Win8.1 to ssd(things are little more complicate than normal)

I'm trying to migrate my Win8.1 system to an SSD. I tried Paragon's, EaseUS Todo, EZGig and many more but it doesn't work for me. I think it's because i'm on uefi. If i open disk management, i see my ...
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User Profile Migration errors out for Server 2012 R2 Essentials

Why did migration error out on me. I joined my old computer to the domain with connect and then when it started the migration of my old account it errored out and just said I can migrate manually. ...
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Cloning Single OS partition to ssd

I'm planning on migrating my Windows8.1 OS to an SSD, i plan to do this with EaseUs Todo backup. The thing is, my HDD is divided in 4 partitions, one which i personally use, OS and files on it, the ...
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How to migrate user files from hard drive of dead vista system to w7?

I have the good hard drive from an otherwise dead Vista laptop ( I'm looking at you, HP Pavilion DV6700!) connected to the USB port of a good windows 7 system. To clarify, the drive from the old ...
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How to move Windows 7 files + apps to new PC when old PC no longer works

Nutshell summary: old Windows 7 PC no longer stays running for more than a few minutes, but the hard disk still works. We obtained a new Windows 7 PC, and I'm trying to move user files, settings and ...
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PrintBrmUi unable to read printer data

I migrated from Win8 to Win7 and since I have so many printers with so many settings which I do not want to setup manually again I used PrintBrmUi to save all printers into a "printerExport". Now ...
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Moving cpanel backup of magento site to VPS

I was having my site in shared hosting, I took the entire backup, its structure is like addons homedir mysql resellerpackages suspendinfo bandwidth homedir_paths ...
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How to downgrade from Chrome 35 to 34 without losing data?

After upgrading Chromium from 34 to 35, the usability of Chromium went downhill. So I decided to downgrade Chromium. Fortunately, the previous version of Chromium was still somewhere on my disk, so ...
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Servermigration - mail/dns

We have the following setup: Domain via namecheap Cloudflare Hostgator server (mail,webserver) Now we want to move to another server and we first want to make sure that everything works. I have WHM ...
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Migrate Google docs to Office 365, convert from .gdoc to .docx

Our company is switching from Google apps to Office 365. As I am one of the only using .gdocs documents I am tasked to convert them to .docx before we migrate by hand, or else I cannot open them ...
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How do I migrate my Zune player (HD) content to a new machine?

I've got a Zune HD loaded with my music from CD. Unfortunately, the machine it's synched to is running Windows XP. I dragged a Vista machine out of storage to use to replace my XP box since XP is ...
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How to import Firefox bookmarks from Linux to Windows?

How to import Firefox bookmarks from Linux to Windows? Is there a way?
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Adobe Captivate 5.5 download [closed]

I have a license key for Adobe Captivate 5.5 from my XP machine and I am trying to download it on my Windows 7 computer. Every link I can find has taken me to Adobe Captivate 7...any suggestions?
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Modify VM system configuration without turning it on. Will it be OK?

I am using Virtual Box. I make a Virtual machine with this specification: Base memory : 1024 MB Processor : 2 CPU OS : Ubuntu Everything is working well. Later on, I ...
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Xen VM to OpenVZ Container = No More Network?

I know that OpenVZ is deprecated because LXC 1.0 but watch this : I have a XenServer XVA that I converted to Xen img .. Then i mounted the img through a loop and chroot into it .. Yeah, I actually ...
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XCP guest migration to another host

I have a question regarding XCP guest migration, I want to migrate guest systems between two different physical machines in different locations. I have found this article which relates to migration of ...
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Microsoft 2008R2 - Break Mirrored Volume

My question is, has someone test to migrate storage using the Microsoft RAID 1, using Break Mirrored Volume function? I did some test, sometimes all works ok and driveletter always inherit the new ...
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Does USMT 5.0 require the HOST to see the Domain Controller and on the network?

I am scripting up a semi-automate migration process of 32bit Win XP user profiles/app settings/document to new 64 bit Windows 7 boxes using the USMT 5.0 tools (latest). I know all about the exclude ...
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Windows 7 over Windows 8/8.1 in Enterprise [closed]

Due to microsoft announcing EOS for Win XP, big companies are trying to shift to Win 7. My question is why are they not shifting to Win 8? Is it because Win 7 is tried and tested? is it because of ...
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Migrate Windows 8.1 from HDD to SSD Error

I’m trying to migrate my Notebook HDD (Asus q550lf-bbi7t07 with Windows 8.1 OEM) to my new SSD drive (SSD Intel 530 Series 240Gb). I tried to clone the original drive to SSD drive with many tools: ...
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How to migrate Virtual Machine to new hardware

My problem can be better understood in two steps:- STEP 1: I have a physical server having an AMD Athlon X2 CPU, 4 GB ram and a 40GB HDD. This machine has ESXi 4.0 with one virtual machine running ...
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Is there any tool or facility or command line command built into windows 8.1 that replaces migwiz?

Sadly the migwiz tool (Windows Easy Transfer) in windows 8.1 is a legacy/lobotomized useless thing, that can accept a backup made with Windows 7 or 8.0, but cannot generate a backup from the original ...
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How do I migrate emails from Outlook on a Mac into Google Apps for Business

I am migrating across from an email server called IceWarp (i.e. not exchange) to Google Apps for Business. I've found that for the Windows PCs in the business I can use Google Apps Sync for Microsoft ...
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copy a user directory from one to another workstation on a same domain

Please advise me how to copy a user directory from one workstation to another on the same domain. Does a normal copy and paste would do?? Because, whatever the article I'm finding does not say ...
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Migrate LVM to ZFS

I am currently thinking about moving away from my LVM setup to a ZFS setup with RAIDZ. My current setup consists of 5 x 4TB disks in a LVM and a 60GB SSD for the system. At the moment there is about ...
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Why didn't copying my home folder to a new machine preserve all preferences?

So, I needed to move my existing data to a new machine. I expected basically all settings (e.g. google chrome bookmarks, nav bar contents in gnome3, etc.) to be preserved if I simply copied my $HOME ...
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Move Exchange/AD users from root domain to child domain

We currently have a single Windows 2008 R2 Active Directory domain controller, and an Exchange 2010 server. We are in the process of adding a child domain on a second Active Directory server for an ...
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Moving Windows non-system partition and Linux to a new drive

My setup has two hard drives. A smaller hard drive with the Windows C: partition and GRUB, and a larger hard drive with a Windows D: partition, and a Linux install - separate / and /home partitions. ...
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Cutover migration Error: ProvisioningFailedException: The name “XXX” is already being used. Please try another name.

I am performing a cutover migration from Exchange 2003 to Office 365 Before doing the migration I created a few users in the admin account. I then set up the migration and executed it. Each user ...
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Attempting to ping RPC endpoint 6001 (Exchange Information Store)

I have Exchange 2003 running on a Windows Server 2003 box. I am trying to use Microsoft Remote Connectivity Analyzer which is failing with an error while attempting to ping RPC endpoint 6001 (Exchange ...
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How do we migrate vSphere 5.1 to vCloud 5.0?

How can we downgrade OVF file exports from 5.1 to 5.0? We have VM instances that need to be downgraded from vSphere 5.1 to vCloud 5.0. We tried to export an imgage from vCenter 5.1 in legacy ...
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Exchange Server 2010 (local) migrated to Office 365

We have a Exchange Server 2010 and we want migrate to Office 365. Our exchange are located in LAN not expanding in WAN. First question - To make migration, we must expand this to WAN? We try to use ...
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Migration Issues with Win7

I have a Windows 7 box that I am trying to migrate over to another box. I tried using Acronis and I ended up with not being able to boot Windows. Error: 0xc000000f The boot selection failed because a ...
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debian diff current /etc to default /etc

I have a Debian system I wish to migrate to newer, improved hardware. Over the years there have been changes to /etc both from myself and from system updates. I would like to create a diff of my /etc ...
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Migrate Outlook Setup\Exchange Settings to Android

I'm looking for a way to migrate the settings I have setup in Outlook 2010 into an Android device (4.3) for use with an Exchange Account. Does anyone have any idea where I would be able to pull all ...
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Outlook Express 6 - How can I transfer newsgroup messages to a new PC

I use Outlook Express 6 to read newsgroups and had the messages from numerous servers downloaded on my PC. The PC became unbootable, but with all files intact, and now I want to migrate the existing ...
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P4 won't see workspace bookmars anymore

I recently got a new workstation and made sure to save my P4 bookmarks file for a smooth migration. Copying this file to .p4qt folder had worked flawlessly in other occassions, not this time. For some ...
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Migrating windows 8 license from one machine to another

Is it possible to migrate windows 8 license from 1 machine to another. I purchase one license and installed it in my old PC. No i purchased a new one and i want to transfer that license to my new ...
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Move windows programs without working OS?

My computer is dead. I am giving up on fixing it (I tried very hard), but I still want my files with me when I reinstall the operating system. The problem with using normal tools to migrate data is ...
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I need to move my entire file system to another hard drive in Fedora

I'm using a computer with two internal hard drives, one is 500GB and the other is 30GB. My file system is stored on the 30GB and now it's full ( I can't even install updates ). I have plenty of space ...
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How do you export the installed program report after Easy Transfer?

I used the Easy Transfer Agent to export items from a old computer. Used it again to import items onto the new computer. Everything worked as expected. After the Easy Transfer Agent completes it ...
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Moving Ubuntu guest from Vista 32 to Windows 7 64 issue

As the title suggests, I ran into a problem when trying to migrate Ubuntu 12-04 guest from Vista32 Ultimate host to Win7-64 Ultimate host. I transferred the whole virtual machine and tried both adding ...
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How can I offer an XP-compatible migration to Linux Mint?

I looked at some friends' computer and winced; they're running XP, and the system is running slowly, and their SuperAntiSpyware pulled multiple malware threats (big surprise). But they are using ...
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Preserving One Key Recovery feature while migrating to a smaller SSD

The question is simple, but the answer might be complicated as I am not targeting One Key Recovery feature of a specific vendor, I'm searching for a answer in general. Suppose I'm migrating from a 1 ...
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migrating mail server to another

Our office mails going to be transferred to another VPS server. I have spoken to the host provider & they asked me to create those existing users in the new server, then transfer (FTP) only the ...
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Virtual Machine stalls after migration

I have Ubuntu VMs running on an Ubuntu server Host. When moving a VM from one host to the other using virsh migrate --live some of the VMs stall out. The only way to get them back is to kill them and ...
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How to separately count number of files, directories, symbolic links and hard links within a single find run?

To check a successfull migration I'm using find to count the number of files, directories, symbolic links and files with more than one hard link. As the directories to check contain a huge number of ...