Solved

How to install USMT

Posted on 2016-10-06
11
136 Views
Last Modified: 2016-10-12
Hi

Im testing USMT for our WIN 7 to WIN 10 project and i see that its part of the WAIK which is fine, and ive managed to backup user profiles.  However how do i install USMT or restore the USMT backup to client machines that dont have USMT installed?

I used this as a reference: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/itpro/windows/deploy/usmt-migrate-user-accounts

Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:CHI-LTD
  • 6
  • 5
11 Comments
 
LVL 30

Accepted Solution

by:
Scott C earned 500 total points
ID: 41831686
All you will need to do is have the USMT files on a shared location on your network.  Point to that share and run the loadstate command from the workstation with the proper parameters and it should load the backed up data on that workstation.
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:CHI-LTD
ID: 41831759
Thats done.  Where is loadstate on WIn10 without having to install WAIK?
0
 
LVL 30

Assisted Solution

by:Scott C
Scott C earned 500 total points
ID: 41831846
It's not.  Just map a drive from Win10 to the share on your network where the loadstate is located.  Then run.

loadstate and scanstate should be in the same location.
0
Technology Partners: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:CHI-LTD
ID: 41831859
So i need admin rights to run it, but if running cmd as admin i cannot see the mapped drive..
0
 
LVL 30

Assisted Solution

by:Scott C
Scott C earned 500 total points
ID: 41831963
Why not?  Just map the drive when logged in as "admin".  As an admin, you should be able to manually map the drive.
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:CHI-LTD
ID: 41831990
I assume running cmd as admin is local admin, as i cant see the mapped drive.  Running cmd normal mode loadstate moans it needs to be in admin
0
 
LVL 30

Assisted Solution

by:Scott C
Scott C earned 500 total points
ID: 41831996
No, run with domain admin account.
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:CHI-LTD
ID: 41832075
and it fails to work as im running cmd as admin and so doesnt see the mapped drive
0
 
LVL 30

Assisted Solution

by:Scott C
Scott C earned 500 total points
ID: 41832345
You're logged into the workstation as admin and have mapped the drive?

You need to map the drive manually.
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:CHI-LTD
ID: 41833421
Local admin?  No (as this wont allow me to map the required drive (as it needs admin permission)).
Domain admin (me) yes, but running cmd as admin (assume this then points this as a local admin account) doesn't work either (no drive showing).
0
 
LVL 1

Author Closing Comment

by:CHI-LTD
ID: 41840303
never managed to get this working
0

Featured Post

Enterprise Mobility and BYOD For Dummies

Like “For Dummies” books, you can read this in whatever order you choose and learn about mobility and BYOD; and how to put a competitive mobile infrastructure in place. Developed for SMBs and large enterprises alike, you will find helpful use cases, planning, and implementation.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

An article on effective troubleshooting
The Windows functions GetTickCount and timeGetTime retrieve the number of milliseconds since the system was started. However, the value is stored in a DWORD, which means that it wraps around to zero every 49.7 days. This article shows how to solve t…
This Micro Tutorial will give you a basic overview of Windows Live Photo Gallery and show you various editing filters and touches to photos you can apply. This will be demonstrated using Windows Live Photo Gallery on Windows 7 operating system.
Windows 10 is mostly good. However the one thing that annoys me is how many clicks you have to do to dial a VPN connection. You have to go to settings from the start menu, (2 clicks), Network and Internet (1 click), Click VPN (another click) then fi…

685 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question