If you skipped Windows Vista and stuck with Windows XP, chances are good that you are now seriously considering moving to Windows 7 after it's released on October 22. Not only should you begin planning for your operating system migration, but you should begin learning as much as you can about Windows 7.
Here are 10 things you can do to get ready for the switch.
Fortunately, the Windows 7 Easy Transfer utility can provide this service for you.
However, before you perform this transfer operation, it will be in your best interest to have a separate back up copy of your data (see #4).
That will place both Windows XP and Windows 7 at your disposal, which will be a big advantage as you begin migrating your settings, documents, and applications.