How to move files from Windows.old folder after custom installation of Windows 8
So you’ve just upgraded to Windows 8 and want to transfer all your precious data from the old Windows folder to the new one after the custom installation. Here are a few easy steps to get on with it.
Step 1: Right click on the blank area of the Start screen and then click ‘All Apps’ on the bottom menu bar that appears.
Step 2: Under ‘Windows System’, click on ‘Windows Explorer’
Step 3: Go to the primary drive and open the ‘Windows.old’ folder
Step 4: Open the ‘Users’ folder and go to your old user account folder
Step 5: Copy the files and folders that you need
Step 6: Go back to the primary drive again and open the ‘Users’ folder located here
Step 7: Go to your new user account folder and paste the copied data
Isn’t that easy? If you need better understanding, check out our given below video solution.
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