In part 4 of this series we’ll drill down in the Hard-link Migration option, one of the most compelling new features of USMT. We’ll look at why it greatly enhances the performance of a migration and finally we’ll see how to use the Scanstate and Loadstate tools.

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