Clean HDD using Migrate Easy?

Discussion in 'Other Acronis Products' started by beckygb, Nov 21, 2005.

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  1. beckygb

    beckygb Registered Member

    Aug 4, 2005
    I want to cleanup my HDD as unfortunately some deleted programs frequently leave files and registry entries behind. I have considered backing up everything and reinstalling XP but I dread reinstalling all my programs, update patches and settings.

    Then I read about Migrate Easy. While it is for going to a new PC or Drive, I think it will do what I want. It looks like I can select the programs I want to keep and drop the ones I don’t, I know I would probably have save he migrated stuff to an external drive and reinstall XP.

    I have a few questions:
    1) Is there any reason the above wont work?
    2) Will Migrate Easy let me select what I want to transfer, and leave the old registry alone? I.e. rebuild the new registry.
    3) Will it move programs MS Office, without reinstalling the office install disk?
    4) Is there a limit to how many times you can use Migrate Easy? Some migration software does.

    Thanks in advace for any help.
  2. zapjb

    zapjb Registered Member

    Nov 15, 2005
    USA still the best. But barely.
    Afaik MigrateEasy won't do two of those things.
    1 yes - AME is basically a HDD cloner
    2 no
    3 yes
    4 no
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