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Transfer from 64 bit to 32 bit?

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Last response: in Windows 7
September 19, 2010 2:26:54 PM

I am not technically minded as you can see, my old laptop is running Windows 7 and has both 64 bit and 32 bit.Bought another laptop with only 32 bit. Just found out that Windows Easy Transfer will not work, is there anything at all I can do besides getting annoyed which is a waste of time. Any hints?

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a b $ Windows 7
September 19, 2010 7:32:14 PM

so you have a partitioned HDD in your old laptop and you have two copies of Win7 installed, one on each partition a x32 on one and x64 on the second.?
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a b $ Windows 7
September 19, 2010 9:02:10 PM

"Transfer from 64 bit to 32 bit?" What are you trying to transfer?
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a b $ Windows 7
September 20, 2010 6:33:23 PM

no reply yet.
I guess a little clarification is asking too much..
September 23, 2010 8:50:13 AM

Why won't Windows Easy transfer work? I made a transfer file in Windows XP x86 (32 bit) and it worked perfectly on a x64 install of Windows 7. Are you having trouble with the x86 install not being able to read the x64 transfer file?
September 23, 2010 8:59:20 AM

If that is the case, then you might be out of luck. One thing you can try is going to C:/Windows/System 32/Migwiz and selecting the migwiz.exe from there. It might help to create an x86 version of the file but it might not.