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.
The utopian solution would be:
Run a scan on my old machine which makes an inventory of applications.
Save this inventory online, or on a USB key.
Load the inventory onto the new machine
Run an application on the new machine, which downloads and installs the latest versions of the applications. The user would be notified of all applications that require an install from media.
Transferring the application settings onto the new machine is a nice-to-have, but would not be necessary. I would not want the application to transfer license keys. I'd do this manually.