Windows Easy Transfer

I am trying to do a windows easy transfer from a pc that used to be on a domain to a pc that is not on a domain. Is this possible? It is giving me this error right now, "your new computer mgiht not be connected to the domain."
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
If the old computer is off the domain and Windows Easy Transfer is confused (it gets confused easily), copy the data manually. It is almost as easy that way and you are more certain of the results.
Remember--Windows Easy Transfer can't transfer files from a 64-bit version of Windows to a 32-bit version of Windows.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
WET has so many things it cannot do, it is simply best to forget it and avoid it.
David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:


on the old machine login as another user once you are sure of where the current users files are


copy the files including the hidden and system files to either a shared folder or a usb drive
i.e. robocopy c:\users\user1 x:\user1 /e /copyall


on the new machine login as the new user to create the user structure. and note the location


login as another user that has administrative privileges


copy form the usb / shared folder to the location you noted in step 3
xcopy x:\user1 c:\users\username /e

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