Posted 06 June 2009 - 04:11 PM
My main Windows XP hard drive and system is riddled with errors and problems and needs to be reformatted. However, I've collected a great collection of installed programs that for one reason or another can't be reinstalled on a new system. Such as one time use programs, Give Away of the Day programs and programs I no longer have discs for.
My current computer has 3 hard drives. The first one has the operating system and installed programs and is slowly dieing. I have 2 back up hard drives, one internal and one external. How can I move the installed programs to some where safe (such as the other hard drives or a laptop), reformat the main hard drive, reinstall windows and then move the programs back without having to reinstall them?
Any help would be greatly appreciated!!!