Windows XP Migration to Windows 7

I am migrating several clients from windows XP to Windows 7.  When I create a folder and  copy data files from the XP node to the Win7 node the files are not visible on the WIn7 node.  I guess this is a permissions issue I am not clear on.  
lipotechSys EngAsked:
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Where are you copying them to? Windows XP uses Docs and Settings, Windows 7 uses Users.

Also make sure that both ends have authenticated access to the files. Perhaps first make a folder in XP called temp, give Everyone modify access to temp and then copy the files there. Now copy them to Windows 7 and see if you can see them in Users.

Make sure your WIndows 7 machine has a local user that is a member of the admin group, but not "administrator" which is disabled.

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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Easy Transfer can work, but it also has a habit of messing up. If you choose to use it, make sure to have a backup of the original and have the capacity to retrace your steps. .... Thinkpads_User
hirenvmajithiyaManager (System Administration)Commented:
Yes. This seems to be a permission issue.
Just do one thing, make a user an owner of the folder in Windows 7 and you should be able to see the folders and files in it. Make sure they are not having "hidden" attribute.


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