Change my Computer

Dear Guys
I am planning to change my computer to another I want to be able to save all my document in desktop and other files in other location but I want to save it like a zip file is it possible. My OS is win7
Kevin McpherspmIT Assistant Asked:
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nobusConnect With a Mentor Commented:
you can also use the free 7-zip - very good  :
Mal OsborneAlpha GeekCommented:

Windows 7, can create .ZIP files natively. Just right click, "send to compressed folder" (or similar, don't remember the exact wording). . This shows as a folder with a  zipper down the middle, but it is actually just  a folder with a .ZIP extension.  Other files can just be copied there as well.
what i would do is create a "backup" folder, or ZIP folder - best on an external disk
then zip all your documents into it
or do you want an automatic procedure? then you can use a backup software, like the free Syncback :‎
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Dr. KlahnPrincipal Software EngineerCommented:
Are you switching over from an existing computer to a new computer and not just doing an internal upgrade?  In that case I'd buy a USB SATA external drive enclosure, pull the drive out of the existing system, and install it into the drive enclosure.  Then you have the entire contents of the old drive available on your new external drive, not just a few directories.

Cost should be under $25 if you buy an enclosure off the fleabay.  Make sure you get a 3.5" enclosure if the system is a desktop, a 2.5" enclosure if a laptop.

At some later time you can either (a) reinstall the drive into the old system and erase it, or (b) keep your "new" external USB drive for cold backups and recycle the old system without the drive.
Obaid ur RehmanTechnical and Operations ManagerCommented:
You can use WinRAR and click "add to archive". Chose ZIP and Change target location to where you want to save the archive. There are different options available that might be helpful such as split to more files based on size etc., creating sfx etc.

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Rajat SehgalFounder Enhance TechnologyCommented:
In that case you can use alternative way (Hirens Boot), it will copy all your data automatically to your new HDD from existing one. Remember both system hardware (only motherboard) should be same otherwise win may create problem to booting or not work.
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