How to Transfer Photos & Files From Old Computer to New Computer

By TS Jordan

Moving important personal information between your old and new computer is one of the first steps that should be done after purchasing a new machine. Moving your photos and files from your old computer to the new one can be done quickly and expediently by utilizing a removable USB drive. This will enable you to move all your files at once, streamlining the process.

Things You'll Need

  • High capacity (at least 4 GB) USB drive

Step 1

Plug the USB drive into the old computer.

Step 2

Double click on "My Computer" and open the "C" drive.

Step 3

Drag and drop your photos and other files to the drive letter of the USB drive.

Step 4

Plug the USB drive into the new computer.

Step 5

Double click on "My Computer" and double click on the drive letter associated with your USB drive.

Step 6

Drag and drop the photos and files from the USB drive to the new computer's "C" drive.