Save $20 - Buy PCmover Professional!

Question

What exactly does PCmover move? Will it overwrite my new operating system? What about temporary files in my Recycle Bin or Internet Explorer cache?

Answer

We understand your concern that your new computer's operating system might be altered and your new hard drive cluttered with junk files you don't need or want. We have taken great care to bring you a product that copies all of your programs and files to your new computer without damaging its pre-installed software.

During a migration PCmover compares the files and settings on your two computers. Most files and settings on the old computer that do not exist on the new computer are moved. PCmover includes "rules", however, that tell it not to move certain files. Exceptions include temporary files such as those in your Recycle Bin and Web browser's cache as well as various system files that are not required or desired on the new system.

Also see the following FAQ for more information about what can cause applicatoins to malfunction on the new computer: FAQ 336: Will all my programs work on my new computer?

Product: PCmover
KB: 186  Last updated: Aug 18, 2004

 
 
Press
  • PCmover® Still the Only Complete Solution for Windows® Upgrades
    Jun 1, 2012 - When Microsoft® releases Windows 8, many existing users will face a significant challenge in how to upgrade. PCmover is the solution.
  • PCmover to be Given Away for Free in Commemoration of 29 Years of Quality Software
    May 14, 2012 - As part of the ‘Laplink Turns 29 Giveaway’, PCmover Windows 7 Upgrade Assistant will be free for all visitors.
    White Papers
    Email Promotions
    For Consumers
    Email Sign Up
    For Business
    Email Sign Up

    Sign up today and receive special offers and product updates!

    • View Recorded Webinars
    • Sign up for Webinar Alerts

    © 2012 Laplink Software
    Privacy Policy | Legal Statement