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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Scanstate.exe Migration Error

I'm trying to create a migration store on a server using Scanstate and this is the error I recieve: C:\USMT>scanstate.exe \(Server_Name)\migration\mystore /f:migdocs.xml /f: migapp.xml /v:13 ...
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Move 2TB Win7x64 to 640GB HDD

Basically I just got a new (refurbished) HP H8-1260t to use for Windows Media Center. The shipping drive is a 2TB Hitachi drive, but I have an older and barely used 640GB WD Caviar Blue 7200RPM drive ...
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Is there any way to migrate a project and its tasks from an instance of Jira to another one?

We have a project (let's call it ProjectToMigrate) that was created a few years ago under under a given JIRA instance (let's call it Jira-A). It contains a few thousand tasks, in various states. ...
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Move boot partition from TrueCrypt to new drive?

I have a laptop with a 500 GB HDD. The C partition takes up almost all the drive. Have 2-3 other small partitions for manufacturer recovery software or system stuff; these came with the laptop. The C ...
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migrating XP profiles

I need to migrate users from an old xp machine to a new one (on a domain btw). We're using PCmover now but I hate this thing, it moves over way too much stuff by default and its a pain to configure. ...
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Migrating from Office 2007 to 2010

What is the correct way to migrate Office 2007 PST from one machine to a fresh installation with Office 2010? Several articles around the web seem to indicate that merely copying the Outlook.pst file ...
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How to migrate a database from MyISAM to InnoDB?

I am migrating a database with MyISAM tables to an InnoDB engine. Some of the tables in MyISAM have full text indexes. If I have to retain the full text indexes in InnoDB engine, what are the things ...
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Moving settings from one computer to another result in explorer issues

I move one computer to the other. The standard way to do so is to move all files from c:/users/username to c:/users/newusername in new computers. Then I got this error ...
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Where are the settings for Adium located

I am moving computers and want to copy the Adium settings over. What is the path to all the settings for Adium?
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How to convert physical Ubuntu operating system into a virtual machine?

A while ago I turned my PC into dual boot with Windows and Ubuntu. But my experience is, that I rarely boot into Ubuntu, so I wanted to make it available as virtual machine in Windows rather than as a ...
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What would happen if I take my hard drive out of my current PC and put it in a new PC?

Basically, I want to get a new PC, but I have so many software/games installed on my current hard drive, that I don't want to waste the time to re-install/re-configure. Would it work if I just take ...
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What similar rsync tool for Windows? [closed]

What can you recommend of an application that looks the same on rsync for windows? I will be doing migration where I need to transfer data from Windows to Linux. I like the rsync on linux where you ...
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Restoring new MacBook Pro to factory settings

I was given a MacBook Pro at work, but no disks or manuels. I made a huge error by using the migration assistant from my home PC. Now when the MacBook pro comes on, it is asking for a password that I ...
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How do I move my Windows 7 installation to a new hard drive?

My OCZ Vertex 3 SSD is dying, and I just got a Kingston HyperX to replace it. Windows 7 is installed on the 128GB Vertex SSD, and I have a 1.5TB disk for games and media. The SSD only has the OS, MS ...
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Moving “My Documents” folder from admin to non-admin account?

After reinstalling Vista on a friend's laptop, I got a call because I copied her files into the admin's My Documents instead of her non-admin account, so she can't see the folder when she's logged on ...
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Bypass a program that runs before desktop?

What I mean by that is programs that say "a restart is required to do blah" and then run in a low-level mode before the operating system is loaded the next time you boot. Examples of this are Spybot ...
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Software to back up application settings in Windows (including XP)

I would like to know if there is any (especially free) solution to back up and restore settings from applications (even if only from a whitelist of the most popular ones), both for XP and further ...
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Problems with TimeMachine configuration - can I blow this away and start over?

I am migrating from a MacBook Pro (early 2009 - OSX 10.6.8) to a new MacBook Pro (OSX 10.7.2). I have been backing up to an external drive using TimeMachine. I want to migrate the back up to my new ...
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Windows: Move programs (with registry entries) to a different hard drive

I've got a bunch of programs on an old HDD, which I cloned to a new HDD, however had to reinstall due to issues with the currently installed drivers. Thing is, now, is it possible to copy all the ...
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How to migrate from Ubuntu to Fedora?

I am considering moving from Ubuntu to another Linux distribution, most likely Fedora. I'm generally familiar with classic command line tools, and I'm comfortable using both of these distributions, ...
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Migrating Windows 7 to new hard drive/partition

So, I'be managed to migrate my Windows 7 data over from /dev/sdb3 to a new partition on /dev/sdc1 using ntfsclone. I managed to resize the volume size to match the new partition size. I also used ...
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How can I migrate multiple operating systems to a different hard drive?

I currently have a quad-boot system set up, spanning across two separate but identical hard drives. The image illustrates what is currently going on. Disk 0 (NOW disk 01) holds XP (32-bit), Vista ...
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Why is a gratuitous ARP sent out after VM migration?

Is it because the MAC address of the VM changes?
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Windows.old - How does it work? Contents have disappeared

When I installed Win8 Developer Preview over my WinXP, it produced a Windows.old that contained the old "Program Files" folder among other things. After a few weeks of mucking around with W8DP ...
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How to perform a low level disk copy? (Migrate Windows system from one disk to the other)

Currently, I have a SSD on my computer, I install my OS Windows 7 on it. Unfortunately, it's capability is too small (32GB), it gets full easily, I need to clean up files periodically, it's quite ...
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Why can I not use the full capacity of my SSD?

I am using Paragon to migrate Windows 7 to an SSD. The C drive which should be migrated is a 100GB partition. During the process, Paragon formats the SSD to 80GB. Why doesn't it take the 100 GB? It ...
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Can I import OpenOffice.org settings into LibreOffice?

I'm considering migrating from OpenOffice.org to LibreOffice, and I want to make sure LibreOffice picks up all of the settings and customizations I've made. Will LibreOffice read the user profile ...
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Can you migrate an installation of Ubuntu Server from one volume to another?

Apparently, this question might be subjective (though I don't know how). Essentially, here's what I have in mind: I'm going to be building a NAS and am considering Ubuntu for the OS due to some of ...
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How do I migrate my son's Windows 7 profile to a new Windows 7 machine?

My son has a computer on our home network that he has all set up with his links, settings, etc. His grandfather sent us a new computer. How can I move his user profile from the older machine to the ...
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How do I migrate data from Outlook 2007 to Thunderbird?

I'm trying to migrate from Outlook 2007 to Thunderbird 7, and I'm stuck with moving my messages/folders. What I'm supposed to do is: In Thunderbird, Tools → Import, and choose Outlook (2007), but it ...
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Firefox 8.0beta - migrating profile from v4.0

I'm running Firefox 8.0beta2 on a Lenovo/Vista machine. Runs fine. I'd like to migrate my addons, cookies and bookmarks from my old Firefox to the v8.0beta. I also have v4.0.1 installed and it also ...
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How do I move my OS from one partition to another? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I easily copy or clone a Windows boot partition onto a new hard drive? Currently I have Windows 7 installed on C: of 20GB capacity. I install software mostly on ...
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Can IMAP mail be migrated locally without loss of information?

I need to save all of my IMAP mail in an account I have that will be expiring, to my local disk. The problem is that no matter which IMAP backup tool I can find, there is always some loss of ...
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'Upgrading' from XP to Windows 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Upgrade from XP Professional to Windows 7 XP to Windows 7 upgrade, WITHOUT reinstalling stuff I need to upgrade a lot of PCs from XP to 7. I'm aware I can't do a ...
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How to migrate perspective across workspaces in Eclipse?

I have created my own perspective in a workspace in Eclipse. But, when I start working on a different workspace I would like to have access to the same perspective. How do I migrate perspective from ...
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Can I convert my OS X Lion into a VMware virtual machine?

Is it possible to convert the current OS X Lion 10.7.1 install on my Mac Mini (i5, 8GB RAM) into a virtual machine via VMWare converter? I use VMware Fusion 4. Or, is my only option to set up the ...
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How to use git annex on an existing repository?

What is the best way to import all big files (or all binary files) into git annex, when they are already in a git repository? I don't want to lose all of my commits, so I think it's not a good idea ...
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Migrate selected applications from a Time Machine backup

I upgraded to OSX Lion. I have a previous Time Machine backup and I would like to get back just the information from Mail iTunes iPhoto I wonder if there is any workaround in the migration ...
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Moving Ubuntu to a new hard drive, partitions reorganization

I'm using Ubuntu on my laptop on a 250GB hard drive. I'm going to install a new 500GB hard drive and will create new partitions on it for different purposes. Can I simply copy the partition where ...
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Thinking of migrating from Windows to OS X Lion. Some programs I'm accustomed to on Windows on Mac?

I really want to buy one of those new Mac minis this year, but I feel I will miss some Windows programs like the task manager, Msconfig to control apps on startup. And windows 7 energy modes and ...
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Saving all settings in OS X and porting them to another system

I have highly customized my Mac with my own sets of settings. In addition, I have special settings for each my apps as well, (SizeUp, iTerm2, Eclipse, etc..) Is there a way I can just back these ...
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Move Windows Home Server 2003 Backups to another Windows Home Server 2003 and relink computers to those backups

I currently have Windows Home Server 2003 installed on a machine that I am needing to use for other projects. The purpose of the Windows Home Server 2003 is solely for back up purposes. It is not used ...
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Copying Windows Installation to another HD

I have a new HD in my laptop and made a big mistake... i installed debian first and need windows also for some programms which will not run under wine or in VM, so i wanted to install windows now on ...
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Is there a way to rsync in batches?

I have a huge chunk of data (11G) in a subversion repository that I'm using rsync to migrate to Alfresco, which lucene indexes new files as they hit the file system. I'm using a dav mount as a proxy ...
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How do I find out if my computer's hardware is compatible with Ubuntu?

I'm going to switch OS. From Windows 7 to Linux (Ubuntu, I think). Problem is that I'm not sure about my computer's hardware. Will it be suitable and there will be working drivers for it? For example, ...
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Moving to a new Mac - How to migrate settings/software/data?

I will be moving to a new Mac soon and I have tons to apps installed, customizations done and loads of data. I found Carbon copy cloner do to this job? but before I start, can some one tell me how ...
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Total Commander profile migration

How do I migrate totalcmd profile from one machine to another? Settings are stored in registry (unfortunately). I don't need exact copy, but the more settings survive, the better.
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How do I copy a large number of emails to an IMAP folder in Thunderbird?

I am migrating all my email to a new server. I have about 10 accounts in 10 different folders in Mozilla Thunderbird. I have been using pop3 in the past, but on the new server I want to use imap. I ...
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Trac Migration: Version difference -> problem with database?

I need to migrate trac from an old server to a new Ubuntu 10.04 LTS server. The old server has version Trac 0.11.1 and the installation is pretty messy and runs on an outdated unsupported debian ...
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Want to use Fedora 15 (for GOME 3) until Ubuntu 11.10 releases, which Ubuntu applications are NOT available for Fedora?

I'm a long time Ubuntu user but having Unity in Ubuntu 11.04 is really an issue for me as I can't adjust to it. However, GNOME 3 seems more intuitive than Unity. As currently, there's no reliable way ...