System backup from Old PC to New PC using Vista O/S
Posted on 2007-03-23
I have 2 computers with the Windows Vista O/S. I performed a complete system backup using Windows System Backup utility on the old PC and want to do a system restore to the new PC. As the 2 PC's have different partitions, will the system restore work in this scenario? Is there anything I should know before I attempt this again? I tried once and it didn't work. What I did was I did a complete system backup to an external HD and when complete, I connected the external HD to the new PC. When I went to do a system restore using the system backup on the external HD, the backup wasn't recognized. Am I missing something?