How to move program files from one hdd to another in XP. My old drive get fixed but technician suggest to move my programs out of it. I bought new ssd and install windows on it now i need to move my programs out of old drive to new drive. I cannot reinstall it since I haven't all installation CD. They comes from computers magazines, some very old like 3 years and I didn't keep a CD, please help.
The only way around re-installing all your apps is to image the drives with a utility like Acronis or Ghost. This makes both drives identical, but it would be your old operating system etc. If you want a fresh install of Windows then you will need to re-install all your applications.