Windows Easy Transfer does not migrate some desktop settings from a 32-bit version of Windows Vista to a 64-bit version of Windows Vista

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INTRODUCTION

This article describes the settings that are not migrated when you use the Windows Easy Transfer tool to migrate files and settings from a computer that is running a 32-bit version of Windows Vista to a computer that is running a 64-bit version of Windows Vista.

MORE INFORMATION

When you use the Windows Easy Transfer tool to migrate files and settings to a computer that is running a 64-bit version of Windows Vista, the following desktop settings are not migrated:
  • The wallpaper

    This includes the default Windows Vista wallpaper together with custom wallpaper images.
  • Taskbar settings

    This includes the selections for the following options:
    • The Auto-hide the taskbar check box
    • The Keep the taskbar on top of other windows check box
    • The Show Quick Launch check box
    • The Show window previews (thumbnails) check box
  • The Windows Aero color scheme

    This setting is not migrated even if the destination computer supports Windows Aero settings.

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Article ID: 929459 - Last Review: March 15, 2007 - Revision: 1.4
APPLIES TO
  • Windows Vista Business
  • Windows Vista Enterprise
  • Windows Vista Home Basic
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Windows Vista Ultimate
  • Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Starter
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