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Windows 8.1 by Ciprian Adrian Rusen and Joli Ballew

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Appendix D. Moving your data and settings to Windows 8.1

IN THIS APPENDIX, YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO

If you bought a new computer or device that’s running Windows 8.1, you might be interested in moving your data and settings from your older computer. If you you were running an earlier version of Windows on that computer, you can use one of many tools to do this job.

One of the best available tools is the free Windows Easy Transfer. In a nutshell, you make a backup of your data and settings on your older computer and then restore that backup on your new Windows 8.1 computer or device.

In this appendix, you’ll learn how to use Windows Easy Transfer to restore your backed-up ...

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