How to transfer files to a new PC

So you’ve taken the plunge and purchased a new PC. It’s an exciting day. But what’s the best, most hassle-free way to transfer all those many gigabytes of files like pictures, video, programs, and settings to a new PC? The answer depends on the state of the old computer and your new OS. Let’s look at a few scenarios and solutions: Windows XP, Vista, or 7 to Windows 7 64 bit or Windows 8.1 – Windows Easy Transfer If you’re moving data from an older – but still functional – Windows XP, Vista or 7 PC to a new Windows…