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Changing To a new OS


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#1 reinmar

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Posted 28 January 2010 - 02:44 AM

when installing a new OS does your files gets deleted? :thumbsup:

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Posted 28 January 2010 - 03:00 AM

Depends on how you install. A clean install removes all data from the drive, an upgrade just replaces key operating system files and what not.

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Posted 28 January 2010 - 05:56 AM

thnx for info. :D :thumbsup:

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Posted 28 January 2010 - 12:10 PM

FWIW: Generally speaking, it's best (IMO) to do a clean install, rather than install over a previous O/S. Even though the theory is...that the net result is the same, that's not necessarily true and any baggage on the old O/S will not necessarily disappear quietly with the upgrade install on top of the old.

A clean install gives the user a great starting point for troubleshooting/overcoming any issues that appear.

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