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#1 chas0702

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Posted 19 July 2012 - 01:06 PM

Hello:
I am going to purchase a new HP Laptop Windows7 64 OS. I am presently using an HP WinVista laptop. My question concerns moving my files and programs from the Vista machine to the 7 machine. I presently have an external hdd usb2.0 that has a current backup on it. I used the included backup utility that came with the windows OS. When making the backup, I did not see any description or option that stated whether or not the programs or the OS were going to be included in the backup. Please send helpful information to help me with my move to this new computer.

Thanks in advance for your response.
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Posted 19 July 2012 - 02:31 PM

I don't know what kind of backup you have, but you will need to reinstall all programs and simply copy all data over. I don't believe the backup you have will be of any use.

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Posted 19 July 2012 - 02:56 PM

Thanks for your response. I was hoping for a different answer, but expected the one you supplied. Thanks again.

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Posted 19 July 2012 - 03:00 PM

You're welcome




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