Before we take a look at the two scenarios, Refresh Computer and Replace Computer, we’ll review the different types of migration stores available. We’ll look at the migration xml files and show how we can do some simple customizations.

Resource Links

User State Migration Tool 4.0 User's Guide

USMT 4.0 XML Elements Reference

The Windows® Automated Installation Kit (AIK) for Windows® 7

Other Parts of the Series

TechNet Video: (Part 1 of 5) Overview of User State Migration Tool

TechNet Video: (Part 2 of 5) What's New in the User State Migration Tool 4.0

TechNet Video: (Part 3 of 5) User State Migration Tool Scenarios

TechNet Video: (Part 4 of 5) Hard-link Migration in the USMT 4.0

TechNet Video: (Part 5 of 5) Offline User State Capture in the USMT 4.0