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Windows Easy Transfer Cannot Open File USMT 10

12/23/2015 1792 views
Since upgrading to USMT 5.0 then 10 I am unable to open the downloaded USMT mig file I am getting the error "Windows Easy Transfer Cannot Open File" This is happening when migrating from Win 7 to Win 7 specifically. Any help is much appreciated, I have followed the instructions for installing waik and uploading the files through the k2000 media manager. 
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The USMT 10 documentation states that the new file format is not compatible with Windows 7. There is a flag you can add that will direct scanstate.exe to create a MIG that is compatible with either Windows 7 or Windows 8.

Answered 12/24/2015 by: chucksteel
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  • Thanks for the reply do you happen to have a link to the documentation or the fix ?
    • https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt299200(v=vs.85).aspx#BKMK_MigrationRuleOptions
      • Is that the /targetWindows7 flag?

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