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Hello everyone

I am working on a project to migrate user profiles from a windows machine to another (XP to Win7 and Win 7 to Win 7)
I am using a program called M.U.S.T (move user's stuff Tool) from this site http://webpages.csus.edu/~dung.truong/MUST/

It seems pretty straight forward and there even is a youtube video on someone showing step by step what to do but after following the video to a T, I am getting errors when I try to restore. I m able to create a file from my PC but when I try to restore on anther PC for testing I get errors:

2014-04-07 10:55:41, Info                  [0x000000] USMT Started at 2014/04/07:10:55:41.477
2014-04-07 10:55:41, Info                  [0x000000] Command line: C:\MUST 1.0 & USMT4\USMT\amd64\loadstate.exe C:\backup /o /c /v:13 /l:C:\MUST 1.0 & USMT4\scanstate.log /progress:C:\MUST 1.0 & USMT4\progress.log /i:C:\MUST 1.0 & USMT4\USMT\amd64\MigApp.xml /i:C:\MUST 1.0 & USMT4\USMT\amd64\MigUser.xml /i:C:\MUST 1.0 & USMT4\USMT\amd64\printers.xml /i:C:\MUST 1.0 & USMT4\xml\IncludeFolder.xml /all
¿2014-04-07 10:55:41, Status                [0x000000] Activity: 'MIGACTIVITY_COMMAND_LINE_PROCESSING'
2014-04-07 10:55:41, Info                  [0x000000] Failed.[gle=0x00000006]
2014-04-07 10:55:41, Info                  [0x000000]   An error occurred processing the command line.
  C:\MUST 1.0 & USMT4\USMT\amd64\loadstate.exe C:\backup ##ERROR## --> /o /c /v:13 /l:C:\MUST 1.0 & USMT4\scanstate.log /progress:C:\MUST 1.0 & USMT4\progress.log /i:C:\MUST 1.0 & USMT4\USMT\amd64\MigApp.xml /i:C:\MUST 1.0 & USMT4\USMT\amd64\MigUser.xml /i:C:\MUST 1.0 & USMT4\USMT\amd64\printers.xml /i:C:\MUST 1.0 & USMT4\xml\IncludeFolder.xml /all
  Undefined or incomplete command line option[gle=0x00000006]
2014-04-07 10:55:41, Info                  [0x000000] USMT Completed at 2014/04/07:10:55:41.508[gle=0x00000006]
¿2014-04-07 10:55:41, Info                  [0x000000] Entering MigShutdown method
2014-04-07 10:55:41, Info                  [0x000000] Leaving MigShutdown method

I haven't found any support pages or forums and I don't know what the issue is. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks
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by:discgman
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I never used that software. Looks like a 3rd party usmt tool and I would pre test it before doing a mass deployment. Ive done a few xp upgrades and haven't found anything that's been "automatic" with migrating everyone's profiles. I prefer a clean profile with copying favorites, desktop and my documents.

P.S. I am not sure how its migrating printers, but if they are going to a Win7 64 bit system, those are far from automatic.
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well it is supposed to be a GUI front end for USMT. There is still some manual work but I don't have to worry too much about creating the XML files used by USMT.
I am working on a test environment at the moment. I wanted to make sure on how the program works and how well it does it's job before using it in production.

I have been doing what you suggested; new profile and copying the desktop, favorites and my documents along with manually installing printers and mapped drives. It has proven to be a tedious and slow approach which is why I was looking at the tools created by Microsoft for this purpose (USMT) and GUI front ends for that tool (MUST)
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by:troubleshooter141
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not really what I was looking for but due to the lack of response to the question, I am going to take a different direction to migrate profiles.

Thanks for your response though
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