Wordpress move from old server to new server

I am a newbie to word press. my client has word press on a server (windows server 2008). I need to move word press and the entire database associated with word press to a entire server.

i want to decommission the old server that has word press now.

let me know the step by step process as how to move word press and all its components to the new server?

Thank you
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Dean OBrienCommented:
There are several ways in which this can be achieved. Normally you take a copy of the database, and also important files/folders from the current installation, then install a fresh version of WP an swap the above in. However, there is a much simpler option, depending on the size of the site. Try installing a plugin called all in 1 WP migration. Then export to file. Creat the new WP installation and import the file using the same plugin. This is free on site less than 500mg I believe and a very simple solution.
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