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Factory Reset - Am I able to keep a specific folder?

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#1 KomodoTabs


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Posted 07 August 2016 - 06:38 PM

I have not factory reset my Windows 7 PC ever, and had it for years. I'm cleaning for a fresh new start but there were some things that are important keep, so I put these things all into a folder called "SAVE FILES". This folder is 26GB large. 


Is there a way for me to factory reset my whole PC but have one folder (the save I made) not get deleted??


Currently I am uploading the folder to a cloud storage (MEGA) but is going RIDICULOUSLY slow! Just can I reset my PC but this folder not get deleted???

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#2 JohnC_21


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Posted 07 August 2016 - 07:00 PM

A factory reset will remove everything placed on the computer after purchase. For 26GB you could purchase a 32GB flash drive. That would push it close to capacity but would be faster than uploading to the cloud. You may want to purchase a 64GB flash drive.






These are USB 2 which are cheaper but slower than USB 3. 

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