Windows 10: transfer all settings, data and applications

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  1.    19 Mar 2017 #1

    transfer all settings, data and applications


    Hi.
    As most old men, I lost my PC, I installed win 10 home edition N by mistake, When I tried to activate windows I could not because my key is for home edition "without N", then I installed and activated correct one on PC.
    Now I need :
    1- transfer all settings, data and applications to correct edition.
    2- uninstall N edition after transfer.
    Please help.
    Thanks.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    19 Mar 2017 #2

    You can only transfer your data files, unless you want to try PC Mover:

    PCmover - Limited Time Offer branded-pcmover-012014 - Laplink(R) Software
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    19 Mar 2017 #3

    How can I transfer data files ?.
    Thanks.

    NavyLCDR said: View Post
    You can only transfer your data files, unless you want to try PC Mover:

    PCmover - Limited Time Offer branded-pcmover-012014 - Laplink(R) Software
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4.    19 Mar 2017 #4

    mailaty said: View Post
    How can I transfer data files ?.
    Thanks.
    Copy them from the old account under the old \Users folder to your present account under you new \Users folder. When you first try to get into your old folder under the old \Users folder it will tell you that you need administrator privileges to access the files, the when you click OK expect it to take a couple minutes to update the permissions.
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  5.    19 Mar 2017 #5

    How can I know recent windows drive letter ?.
    Thanks.

    NavyLCDR said: View Post
    Copy them from the old account under the old \Users folder to your present account under you new \Users folder. When you first try to get into your old folder under the old \Users folder it will tell you that you need administrator privileges to access the files, the when you click OK expect it to take a couple minutes to update the permissions.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  6.    19 Mar 2017 #6

    Maybe we should start by looking at your disk management screen with all the drives connected that you are talking about:
    Disk Management - How to Post a Screenshot of

    Please be sure to widen the columns so we can see all the information in the columns.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  7.    19 Mar 2017 #7

    I have 2 windows on HDD, one is C; other is D:

    2 screenshots are attached.
    Thanks

    NavyLCDR said: View Post
    Maybe we should start by looking at your disk management screen with all the drives connected that you are talking about:
    Disk Management - How to Post a Screenshot of

    Please be sure to widen the columns so we can see all the information in the columns.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails cd.jpg   dm.jpg  
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  8.    19 Mar 2017 #8

    mailaty said: View Post
    How can I know recent windows drive letter ?.
    Thanks.
    OK then.... the recent Windows drive letter will be C:\ when you are booted into the Windows that is activated. You will then want to move your data files (documents, pictures, music, movies, etc.) from the other \User folder under the drive letter that is not C:\ drive into your \User folder under C:\ drive.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  9.    21 Mar 2017 #9

    Thanks.

    How to delete other OS win 10.

    NavyLCDR said: View Post
    OK then.... the recent Windows drive letter will be C:\ when you are booted into the Windows that is activated. You will then want to move your data files (documents, pictures, music, movies, etc.) from the other \User folder under the drive letter that is not C:\ drive into your \User folder under C:\ drive.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  10.    21 Mar 2017 #10

    mailaty said: View Post
    Thanks.

    How to delete other OS win 10.
    I like MiniTool Partition Wizard:
    Best Free Partition Manager for Windows | MiniTool Partition Free

    Delete the partition containing the Windows 10 that you no longer want to keep. Then expand one or both of the partitions next to it to fill the empty space. Or you can create a new drive letter in the empty space if you want. Be sure to click the apply button, nothing actually changes on the hard disk until you click apply.

    If you still have an additional Windows 10 showing up on the boot menu that is no longer there you can run:

    msconfig

    Select the boot tab and you can delete the extra entry there.
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