Dan the Computer Man

Your Computer's Best Friend
In-home computer repair in the San Antonio area

Checklist to set up a new computer

Note that this is an abbreviated list for myself, so I have not explained each item.
  • WiFi password
  • List software to reinstall
  • Identify data to copy
  • Cloud storage: OneDrive, Dropbox, etc. (these may move data to other locations)
  • Check HDD usage (WizTree) or Direct download
  • Browser data: locate it, clear caches, Edge Favorites
  • Product Keys using Produkey
  • Email password & config (MailPassView)
  • Desktop background location Zip file or Article
  • Passwords for Microsoft, Gmail, etc.
  • Finance software: Quicken, Quickbooks, etc. (locate data, licenses)
  • Copy data with ExplorerPlusPlus without changing permissions (run as Admin)