Important Files and Folders when Migrating to a new Computer

Important files and folders to migrate when transfering a user to a new computer.

Windows 7

  • C:\Users\%USERNAME%\Favorites
  • C:\Users\%USERNAME%\Documents
  • C:\Users\%USERNAME%\Downloads
  • C:\Users\%USERNAME%\Desktop
  • C:\Users\%USERNAME%\Links
  • C:\Users\%USERNAME%\My Pictures
  • C:\Users\%USERNAME%\Music
  • C:\Users\%USERNAME%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Outlook\*.NK2
    • This is the autocomplete file Outlook uses for fields such as the To: field when sending a new message.
  • C:\Users\%USERNAME%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\UProof
    • Custom Dictionaries
  • C:\Users\%USERNAME%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft
    • Take all signatures
  • C:\Users\%USERNAME%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Office
    • *.qat files for Quick Access Toolbars

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