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export profile information from XP to windows 7

Hello

Does anyone know how to export a profile or user preferences from XP to a new setup on Windows 7? Basically need to transfer preferences, passwords, bookmarks, shortcuts etc. Is this possible? Running Windows XP Pro to Windows 7 Pro.

Thanking you in advance...
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gregnvt
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gregnvt
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nordtorpCommented:
gregnvt,

Please have a look at Easy Transfer.

I have attached a link for you:
http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windows-7/features/windows-easy-transfer.aspx
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NikSystems SpecialistCommented:
Easy Transfer would be the best way as nordtorp mentioned.

If you'll need step by step help, please check the following link:
http://helpdeskgeek.com/windows-7/transfer-files-and-settings-windows-easy-transfer/
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senadCommented:
Learn how to use the User State Migration Tool (USMT) to migrate user files and settings from Windows XP to Windows 7 using a default installation.
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/dd671583.aspx
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gregnvtAuthor Commented:
Thank you for this quick solution. Simple and works a treat. Also thank you to the other people and the suggestions. This person was first. Experts exchange does it again :-)
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