Best way to save information from hard drive? Tags: Hard Drives Computer Storage Last response: April 3, 2012 1:13 PM in Storage Share philphocas April 2, 2012 8:18:37 PM I want to buy a new computer and I want to save items on my present computer. What is the best method to save information from my old computer? More about : save information hard drive rolli59 a c 265 G Storage April 2, 2012 11:43:31 PM What I do is I have backups of all my important data on an external drive! m 0 l kelthic a b G Storage April 3, 2012 12:14:23 AM use a usb flash drive, burn a data disc, external drive as rolli said... lots of options. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer WyomingKnott a c 316 G Storage April 3, 2012 1:13:41 PM Note that Microsoft offers a free migration tool to copy settings and personal files from the old machine to the new. If you use it, make backups first as the above posters said. Safety is important. Here's the XP version: http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=10... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Reformatting my Hard drive, Any way to save me re-downloading steam games? Forum Is there a way to save my data from a broken hard drive Forum SolvedWhat's the best way to completely format a hard drive without causing damage? Forum Solvedwhat is the best way to completely format my active hard drive Forum Best way to reformat SSD and Hard drive on one PC? Forum SolvedBest/Easiest Way to Prevent Hard Drive Spindown? Forum SolvedBest way to clean up Hard Drive Forum SolvedBest way to destroy Hard Drive? Forum SolvedBest way to save vdeos for Youtube uploads? Forum Best way to watch videos from a hard drive on a TV wirelessly Forum Best way to prepare a new hard drive? Forum SolvedBest way to save for a $650 PC? Forum Best way to get "loaner" hard drive for RAID array rebuild? Forum The best way to recover dtata from a corrupted hard drive Forum SolvedWhat is the best way to make BF4 look beautiful and save frames? Forum Best way to check a bunch of hard drives? Forum Best Way Keep Your Data Safe & Quick Data Recovery On Hard Drive Crash Forum What is the best way to wipe a hard drive? Forum Whats the best way to go for more hard drive Forum What's the best way to cool a hard drive (besides water)? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !