Re: how to migrate to new computer?

Discussion in 'Windows XP Help' started by David H. Lipman, Sep 2, 2012.

  1. From: "Ann B." <>

    > I'm running WindowsXP on a Dell computer purchased in 2002. It's
    > been great; no hardware problems; just what turned out to be software
    > issues - firewall mostly. It's time to purchase a new one, hopefully
    > with a smaller footprint. I'm considering an iMac desktop and a new
    > Dell 8500 CPU as options.
    >
    > My problem is transferring Access & Excel databases & spreadsheets
    > from the '02 (I think) Professional Ed to the newest version - 2010 I
    > believe running under Windows 7. Can this be done?
    >
    > Also - can it be done if I decide to go with an iMac?
    >
    > All my improtant data - financial, medical, etc ares in those
    > databases; can't just kill them off. What to do?
    >
    > Thanks for any advice!
    >
    >
    > Cheers,
    > AB


    Copy the data from XP PC to a USB hard disk or use a NT Share and Share the data over the
    LAN.

    The replacement computer can access the USB Hard Drive (sneaker net) or the NT Share
    (Ethernet).


    --
    Dave
    Multi-AV Scanning Tool - http://multi-av.thespykiller.co.uk
    http://www.pctipp.ch/downloads/dl/35905.asp
     
    David H. Lipman, Sep 2, 2012
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