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#1 invoked


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Posted 10 May 2009 - 07:29 AM

I am posting this topic because, i need to learn some of the basics of computing for Windows Vista, my first question is.

1) How do i back-up my Hard Drive and everything else so i can then install Windows 7, and i think that is about it at the moment, and everything else that i need to do so that i can download and install windows 7 without any problems, or minimal problems.

thanks in advance ~kieran

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Posted 10 May 2009 - 08:38 PM

I am not sure exactly how to do this, but as an alternative you can go to http://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads and D/L Virtual Box, install it and use that to see if you like Windows 7.

But for The actual Dual Boot:

Hope this helps
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Posted 11 May 2009 - 04:20 AM

Have a look at this Microsoft Technet article to assist you in migrating :huh: .



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Posted 12 May 2009 - 12:34 PM

Here’s a link to backing up your PC (from Microsoft): http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windows-7/pc-backup.aspx. There’s also a lot of other good info you can access from that page for Windows 7 questions.

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Posted 14 May 2009 - 09:59 AM

Make sure you back-up to an external drive (or dvd/cd) as well , I prefer to backup on cd;s , but a key piece of advice , this wouldnt be considered a back , but keep all your important files on a back-up drive , like the ones you see that have the usb plug-ins ,it makes re-installing a breeze later on!

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