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How to Back-up and Restore Your Data in Windows® 8 on a Sony VAIO® PC Using Windows Easy Transfer


This video will show you how to backup
and restore your data anin Windows 8 on a Sony VAIO PC using Windows Easy Transfer. To begin, move the cursor to the bottom
left side of the screen and select Search. In the search text field, type
Windows Easy Transfer, and press Enter. The Windows Easy Transfer Welcome Screen
opens. Select Next. Next, you are prompted to select what you
would like to use to transfer your items. Select External Harddisk or USB Flash
Drive. When prompted, Which PC you are using now, select This is my old PC. Once you checked which items you would
like to transfer, select Next. You can set a password to protect the
files, or you can leave it blank and select Save. Next, browse the location where the
Windows Easy Transfer will be saved and select OK. Verify items had been transferred, and
select Next. Your transfer is now complete. Take note of where your transfer has
been saved ,and then select Next, and finally Close. To restore your data to your new PC, you
can select the Windows Easy Transfer app by searching for it. Hold down the Windows key and the C key and then click on Search from the list
of options, then type in Windows Easy Transfer in the
text field search box. Select Windows Easy Transfer from the
list of options. At the Windows Easy Transfer Welcome
Screen, select Next. Select External Harddisk or USB Flash Drive. Next, select This is my new PC. Insert the external hard disk or USB
flash drive and select Next. Browse and select the file that was
previously backed up from an old computer and select Open. If prompted, enter the password you
created to protect the file and select Next. Choose the files you want to transfer
and select Transfer. Select Close and Restart Now. I hope you’ve enjoyed this video. For
more tips, tricks, and how-to videos, please visit us at esupport.sony.com or on our SonyListens Youtube channel. Thank you.

Glenn Chapman

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