TechNet Radio: (Part 2) Deploying Windows 10: How to Migrate Users and User Data to Windows 10

Yung Chou, Kevin Remde and Dan Stolts continue their multi-part Windows 10 series and in part 2 they showcase free tools like the User State Migration Toolkit (USMT)  that can easily migrate users and user data to Windows 10 from Windows XP, 7 and 8.

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  • [2:17] I understand there are some really cool tools available to migrate users and user data from older operating systems to Windows 10.  Can you tell us a bit about the tools and maybe what all the acronyms around deployment mean.  ADK, USMT, MDT, ABC, XYZ, what does it all mean?
  • [5:00] DEMO: How should we work with the User State Migration Tool and ADK toolkit?
  • [6:40] Does the ADK replace the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit?
  • [7:50] Migrating user data is a major pain point for many organizations, can you tell us how to get started and what are the steps to a successful migration
  • [18:40] Let’s dive into the backup of the user data.  How long does it take to setup and run USMT Scanstate?
  • [28:30] Does it matter what version or sku of Windows 10 I am moving to?
  • [29:18] Can I look into my backup to see what is there or just restore some files instead of doing a full restore?