Switching Xp to Vista

How to transfer files from XP to Vista

  • How to transfer documents, music and photographs to your new PC
  • Which? guide on how to copy XP settings to your Vista machine
  • Easy file migration with or without a special cable

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What's in this guide

Get your new PC up and running

How to make the switch from XP to Vista with minimum fuss

Transferring files

Our guide shows how to bring your old settings to your new PC


What to do with other cables and versions of Windows

Video guide

Watch as Which? Technology Editor Matthew Bath explains how to switch from XP to Vista Contains video