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I see someone mentioned copying the c:\esri folder and pasting in/on Windows 7 64 bit. Sounds easy enough; however, I thought the installation process partly consisted of putting certain files in certain places in order for the whole thing to work? Oddly enough, I work as a GIS Specialist and know little about the computer. My oversight, excuse me.
So, I have to be led by the nose (really good and thorough intructions).
Could I really just copy my ESRI folder on my xp machine to an external drive and then transfer it to my new machine?
Otherwise, can I use my original installation disks?
Thanks in advance for the education