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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New Chrome profile: how can I migrate all browser data from one profile to another?

I've had a good look for about an hour on this and have come up blank. Apologies in advance if I'm wasting everybody's time with an elementary question. Running Windows 7. I've created a new Chrome ...
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How to quickly migrate bookmarks toolbar and passwords from Firefox to Chrome?

As of lately, Firefox seems to have become much slower than Google Chrome, and this seems to be due to the presence of one or more memory leaks which slows it down considerably after it is left ...
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Clone one SSD to another and change OS drive letter from G: to C:

How do I clone my existing Windows 8.1 installation to a new SSD and change the volume drive letter to C:? I have Windows 8.1 installed on SSD as drive G:. Every now and than I come across a program ...
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How to move from vmware ESXi 5.5 to Hyper-V 2012 R2 on same hardware?

I have Vmware ESXi 5.5 Update 1 with two disks, called RAID0 (3.6 TB) and RAID5 (10.9 TB). I am tired of having to rebuild ESXi every sixty days for home use so I am planning on moving to Hyper-V, ...
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How to clone existing Filevault encrypted HD to SSD with a linux live cd/usb

I have a 13-inch, Mid 2012 MacBook pro which comes with a 500 GB sata hard drive. I'm running 10.9.5 Mavericks. Of the 500 GB I have about 77 GB used whereas the rest of it is free space, this drive ...
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How to properly move mysql dumps between hosts

One would thing that it will be as easy as mysqldump -u root -p -QqeR --add-drop-table --all-databases | bzip2 -v9 - > blabla.sql.bz2 and then import on the other side, but in real world that's ...
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Move Windows to Existing (Non-Blank) Drive

My current setup is an SSD that has Windows installation on it, plus an HDD that holds most of my data. The HDD has plenty of space on it (more free space than the full size of the SSD). I'd like to ...
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Clone to smaller hard drive with less data than smaller hard drive

How do I clone the data (not the partition) from a larger drive to a smaller drive? I need this to run in Windows 7 64 Bit, not a bootable live CD/DVD and I need a freeware or open source program. I ...
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Migrate my Windows7 system to a pre-existing Windows8 system

Is it possible to migrate all my applications and user settings between a Windows7 and Windows8 PC? Or is the only way to do that to upgrade my Windows7 PC to Windows8? I wondered if something similar ...
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How can I migrate mail from H-Sphere to cPanel?

I am moving my server from H-Sphere to cPanel and I have everything done except for the mail. What is the easiest way to get all my mail from my old H-Sphere server and put it in my new cPanel?
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Switching from Lubuntu to Mac: how do I import existing virtual machines?

On Lubuntu 13.10 I had some virtual machines running in VirtualBox 4.2.26. While backing up, all I ever did was make a copy of VirtualBox VMs folder. I have now switched to OSX, and now I am curious, ...
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What are the reasons behind terminating the life cycle of a particular version of Windows

After going through Microsoft's page on the Windows lifecycle fact sheet, I am deeply confused regarding the support of the Windows 7 software. I am presently using Windows 7 64 bit Ultimate Edition ...
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Is there any way to turn a Windows 8.1 Core into Windows 8.1 Pro [closed]

I just installed a Windows 8 licence on a PC (and then I upgraded it to Windows 8.1 Core). I have already installed all the important application by talking with IT. Some application license required ...
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Previewing a website before changing ns record to an active domain

How can I preview a website located on server X while the active domain is on server Y? I just want to make sure that the migration is successful before changing the ns records. I've heard that it's ...
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Moving one hard disc from one MacBook to other one

I'd like to move my 512 gb sad from my old macbook to the new one. But I am not sure I'd face issues with it ? Backing up the entire one with time machine and restoring to the new one is quite ...
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migration Tuleap 6.11 -> Tuleap 7.3

I am currently using Tuleap 6.11 on a Red Hat 5.10 + php 5.1.6. I want to migrate to Tuleap 7.3 on CentOS 6 + php 5.4 What is the best way : directly transfer 6.11 prodcution database to the new ...
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How to move a software with user key to another computer?

I have a software in Computer A. When it was first installed, I need to input a UserKey and use it. After the first time the UserKey was entered, I do not have to enter any Key again when using it. ...
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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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Transfer a Windows 8 license from a netbook to a laptop

I recently treated myself to a new laptop and then realised that it came with Windows 8 Core, not Pro. However, a while back when it was first released, I bought a Windows 8 Pro License while it was ...
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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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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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Migrate Google docs to Office 365, convert from .gdoc to .docx [closed]

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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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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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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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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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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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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Migrating windows 8 license from one machine to another [duplicate]

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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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 ...