Old guy, new computer

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by Reggie, Jul 7, 2003.

  1. Reggie

    Reggie Guest

    My 84-year old father has just bought a new Windows XP computer and we
    are wondering if I can migrate his old files (we know most programs
    will now work with XP) to the new computer using the serial port as
    his Win98 computer would.

    Should we try to use the programs he used most often with Win98 if we
    can find new drivers for XP?

    Reggie, Jul 7, 2003
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  2. Your best bet is to do a new install onto the new computer with the original
    program installation disks and not try to copy stuff from the old drive. Any
    saved data you have on the old computer like Quicken data files or saved
    games can be transferred via floppy.
    BananaPannaPoe, Jul 7, 2003
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  3. Reggie

    riz Guest

    Your dad's my hero!

    riz, Jul 7, 2003
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