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allniter89

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    Windows Easy Transfer
    « on: May 20, 2014, 01:18:15 PM »
    I am trying to move my stuff from XP to Win8. I'm going to try the network method. Only on XP when I click the download button on the microsoft page http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=7349 the next page asks "Choose the download I want", the options are tfrcable_X86.exe & tfrcable_X64.exe  I dont understand much about computers so this really has me baffled.  ???

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    Re: Windows Easy Transfer
    « Reply #1 on: May 20, 2014, 01:50:24 PM »
    You want the x86 file.  The great majority of XP systems are 32-bit (x86).  64-bit XP does exist but wasn't widely used.  Unless you know that your XP system is 64-bit, just go wth the x86 file.  Even if your XP system is 64-bit, the x86 version will probably still work.


    allniter89

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      Re: Windows Easy Transfer
      « Reply #2 on: May 20, 2014, 02:03:23 PM »
      Thanks, I just tried both options for shts&giggles. You are correct. I ran 64 1st and got mesage "update/update is not a Win 32 application". 86 took me to WET. Thanks again, back to the salt mines for me.