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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Windows 7 migration: How to move application settings?

Migrating from WindowsXP Home to Windows 7 Pro. The last bit that I'm stuck on is migrating application settings, such as the settings for Opera, Firefox, MSN Messenger, and others. On the XP system, ...
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How do I migrate keychain & provisioning profile between two Macbooks? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Migrating keychains between Mac machines I have a Macbook that already works for my iPhone development, everything is working fine and keychain certificate and ...
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What is it that makes the transition to IPv6 so difficult to deploy on a wide scale?

As most people know by now, the IPv4 address space is about to run out, and this (and other problems) can be solved by migrating to IP6. Now I keep reading in the tech press that the migration is a ...
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Are there any tools to migrate your files, applications, and settings to a new Windows computer?

I've decided to upgrade my laptop on a regular basis and one of my main concerns is recreating my entire Windows 7 environment every time I do this. I'm talking toolbar positions, login settings, ...
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Best way to have linux setup for changing distros

I am currently using Fedora and looking at switching to Linux Mint Debian Edition. What is the best way to have the machine setup, so changing distro causes the least issues? In that, I mean people ...
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Copying dovecot maildir to another server with courier maildir

i just moved all my mailboxes first from one server to the new one by using rsync. After that i created the folders using Thunderbird to have same folder structure like on old server. Then i copied ...
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Migrating Windows XP BOOT.INI Settings to Windows 7 Boot-loader

Two months ago my motherboard died, so I bought a used computer that came with Windows 7. I have since installed my old hard-drive, which had Windows XP on it, in this system. What I am trying to do ...
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Is it possible to mount an LVM built on one machine onto another?

I've got a system with three drives that's build as a set of volume groups, under Ubuntu. I'm moving the drives to my Gentoo server, which has space for all three. Is it possible to somehow get the ...
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Transfer user profile from Vista x64 to Windows 7 x86?

How can I transfer user profiles from Vista x64 to Windows 7 x86? If I try to start the migwiz from Windows 7 x86 on the Vista x64 machine, it complains about the wrong architecture.
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How can I import settings from Outlook 2007 to Thunderbird?

I'm looking for a solution to import my Outlook 2007 mailbox settings into Mozilla Thunderbird. I have a few accounts installed in Outlook 2007, and I'd like to export all the settings to my Mozilla ...
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Virtual machine very slow after migrating hosts

I have just migrated 4 VMs from windows server 2003 R2 to windows server 2008 R3. 3 of the machines are working perfectly, but the fourth is running incredibly slow. Interactivity is mostly OK, but ...
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New motherboard or new PC to gain access to RAID drives

I have a PC that refuses to boot. I have 4 disk drives on a RAID array (RAID 0, or possibly 1), that is provided by my motherboard. I have 1 primary HD, and an extra 4 for the RAID. I want to recover ...
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Migrating applications from XP to Windows 7

I am replacing my Windows XP machine with a Windows 7 machine. Does anyone know of an desktop application or web application that can help with re-installing all my applications on the new machine. ...
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Backup IMAP Email Account to a Hosted Google Account

I have a vanilla IMAP account for work, and they also provisioned me a hosted Google email account. I have tried good ol' drag-and-drop migration with Thunderbird on more than a few occasions, and ...
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How to change computer but retain hard disk

I just upgraded my 3 year old computer (Core 2 Duo to Athlon II), but I intend to keep my original hard disk. I have two OS on the HDD, Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.04. After inserting the hard disk to the ...
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Office 2010 to Thunderbird migration

I've been reading a lot of things on the internet about this but can't get it to work. Also tried the Mozilla forums, did not get anything useful out of that. What I could do is importing the PST ...
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How do I migrate my iTunes media library from Windows PC to Mac?

How do I migrate my iTunes media library from my old laptop with windows (all music stored on external hard drive), to my new MacBook without losing any files and data, i.e. playcounts, ratings, ...
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migrate HTML based knowledge base to MediaWiki

In our company we have a large "Knowledge Base" in HTML form so on a general website. I have been implementing a MediaWiki based system as it is faster cleaner and want to allow all users ability to ...
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best way to get my data out of gmail (google biz apps) [closed]

I currently have 30-40 employees and were using Google Biz apps. We have been punting around the idea of going to a hosted exchange service. for me the biggest problem is there doesn't appear to be ...
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Windows 7 x64: Moving an install from a 2TB HDD to a 64GB SSD seamlessly. Possible? Worth it?

Let's call the 2TB HDD old install and the 64GB SSD new install... both are running identical Win 7 x64 builds. Here's what I'm thinking: Windows Easy Transfer for profile migration Map "special ...
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transfer bootable windows 7 to smaller hard disk

I want to transfer my Windows Vista install from a 70GB partition to a new smaller but faster 40GB hard-drive. If it were the other way around (small->big) I'd just plug them both into my Ubuntu ...
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how to move to new laptop/desktop (windows)

I have a windows desktop for development purpose. The desktop runs windows xp, is only used by single user. It has many applications like Java, ClearCase client, Filezilla, firefox, Outlook and lot ...
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Transfer email from Windows XP Outlook to OS X

My parents have recently bought a MacBook Pro after previously using a Windows XP machine. They have their email (provided by their ISP) stored in Microsoft Outlook (I think it's 2003), and the mail ...
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Migrating Data from old Macs (System 7 / System 9)

I'm trying to migrate data off of a Macintosh Performa 6115CD and a Power Macintosh 7300/180. The Performa is running System 7 and the 7300 is running Mac OS 9. I do not have an external SCSI adapter ...
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git: Keep changelog for file when moving to a different repository

I am versioning my config files with git. Now I need to move some of my config files to a different repository, to achieve a clean structure. Is there a way I can keep the change log for a file if I ...
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Migrating SharePoint 2007 Task List To SharePoint 2010

I have a standard task list in SharePoint 2007, which is hosted by a third party. I cannot do an in-place upgrade on the 2007 instance. I have a locally hosted and running SharePoint 2010 instance. ...
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Migrate Bootcamp partition to a new Mac

I've got an old Mac (early 2008 24" iMac) and a new one (27" iMac). Mac OSX has a nice migration assistant, which takes care of all Mac documents, settings, programs, etc. My old mac also has a ...
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Migration assistant Mac applications

Hey guys, I was only wondering how the Migration assistant for mac works, specially when you transfer Applications. Does it "reinstall" them with my preferences? Or maybe it's like a fresh install? ...
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Question about moving file associations after creating a boot drive

I recently bought a separate drive to use purely as a boot drive. I have a bunch of development related applications (SSMS, visual studio, etc) that no longer appear in my start menu and when I try ...
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Migrate Ubuntu 10.04 installed on Machine to .VDI for Virtual Box HDD

I was using a Sony laptop with Ubuntu 10.04 installed on the machine. I have just bought a Mac and I will be using Ubuntu 10.04 as my primary development OS by virtualizing it using VirtualBox. Now, ...
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Migrating Windows 7 to SSD [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Changing hard disk with ssd, can I migrate contents so that I can switch drives without a hassle? Replacing notebook SATA hard disk with SSD without reinstalling Hi, ...
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how to export extensions of Google Chrome?

I am finally migrating to Ubuntu and would like to know if it is possible to export my favorite Chrome extensions so that I could import them in my new Chrome in Ubuntu? Anybody knows please share ...
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Copying an HDD to an SSD?

I am thinking about buying an SSD in the near future for my notebook. Is it possible to copy all files from an HDD to the new SSD, without having to format everything and install all apps again?
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Transfer many Gigabytes between two servers

I have a big problem. I have to move data from an old Webspace which is only accessible by ftp. The new root server is accessible by ssh of course. I need to move all the data from the old space but ...
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Move iTunes library from Windows to Os X

Is there an easy way to move my iTunes library to another computer, including all the songs I obtained from sources other than the iTunes store? I don't need to keep it on the old computer. It is my ...
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What's the easiest way to move from one Macintosh to another?

Here's the story: Company bought me a $599 Mac mini (as of this writing, 2.26GHz/160GB HD/2GB RAM) I have it set up to some extent with software for development Company decides it needs a second Mac ...
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Switching OS, what will I need to copy over? (ssh key, etc)

I'd like to change the OS on my laptop. I currently use Windows 7, but would like to install Ubuntu, but I'm not sure exactly what I need on the new OS. I've deployed an app to Heroku, which ...
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Is there a way to do a sector level copy/clone from one hard drive to another?

Without going into distracting details, I'm attempting to duplicate the contents of the 500GB drive in my MacBook to another 500GB drive. But this is turning out to be an unexpected hassle because the ...
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What will happen to my installed softwares if I migrate to Windows 7?

Imagine you're using Photoshop, SQL Server, Visual Studio, Winrar, and any other installed software on Windows Vista. What will happen to them if you upgrade you Windows Vista to Windows 7. Are they ...
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How can I migrate mails from Yahoo! Mail to Google Apps?

We'd like to move from using Yahoo! Mail to our Google Apps account. It'd be great to be able to migrate all the mails across from the old accounts to the new. If we were using Gmail accounts this ...
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suggestions for migrating a windows 7 install to a new 4K sector disk

I'm looking to upgrade the disk on a windows 7 box to a new larger drive. In the past for such migrations I'd just hook both drives up and use a linux boot disk and use dd to copy from one disk to ...
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VMware Fusion / New Machine / verify VMs?

I just got a 15" MacBook Pro with 8GB RAM, 2.66 i7 and 500GB SSD. Very sweet and fast! My old machine was 2.66 Core 2 Duo. I used Migration Assistant to migrate my old MBP to the new. When I started ...
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Replacing notebook SATA hard disk with SSD without reinstalling

So there's a notebook (Lenovo Thinkpad Z61m) with a SATA hard disk, the SATA controller is configured for native AHCI operation & the OS is Windows XP. The hard disk is going to be replaced with ...
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Moving a VM from MS Virtual Server R2 to VirtualBox

I have a Windows 2000 Professional VM happily running under MS Virtual Server R2 on WindowsXP. I need to move it to a different PC and the only one available is a Mac with VirtualBox on it. ...
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XXClone as a tool for migrating Windows XP Home from PATA to SATA HD

Has anybody had any experience using XXClone as a tool for cloning an existing installation of Windows in order to move it from an old PATA drive to a new, larger SATA without having to reinstall ...
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Changing hard disk with ssd, can I migrate contents so that I can switch drives without a hassle?

Changing hard disk with ssd, can I migrate contents so that I can switch drives without a hassle? For instance, keep my Windows configuration and installed programs and documents
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Migrate Exchange 2007 Mailbox between Servers

I am using Outlook 2007 and Exchange 2007. I will need to migrate my Exchange mailbox from one server to another (different organizations), including all email, contacts, and calendar. I have read ...
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Migrate wireless settings from xp to windows 7

I'm trying to migrate the settings of my old machine (Win XP Professional) to the new one (Win 7 Professional) and I would like to keep my saved passwords for various wireless networks. How can I ...
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How to move my data from my old MacBook Pro to my new one?

I just purchased a new MacBook Pro and already got an 2008 model. I wonder how I move all my data over to the new one. My first idea was, to use my Time Machine backup and restore from it, which seems ...
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BSOD trying to migrate Windows XP from a physical to a virtual machine

I am attempting to migrate a Windows XP Home installation from a physical machine to a virtual machine. The physical machine has two hard disks; the first is 250GB containing the "C:", the second is ...