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System restore using Files and Settings Transfer Wizard


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#1 mescam

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Posted 23 February 2017 - 04:53 PM

My XP system has gotten slow so I want to re-install a fresh copy of XP SP3 using the Files and Settings Transfer Wizard to preserve all of my settings.  My current XP system sits on Drive C, but I store most of the programs I use, such as Office, Adobe, etc on Drive D, and then I have most of my data split between drives E and F.  If I use the FAST wizard to backup files and setting on drive C, then reformat C, rebuild XP SP3 on C and then restore the files and setting using the FAST wizard; will windows still find my program executables and such on Drive D?  I also store my outlook pst file in a folder on Drive F.  Would Outlook, which I assume the setting for it which are on C under Documents and Settings, and which would be restored using the FAST wizard, still look for my outlook pst file on Drive F?  I am hoping that since I have segregated my files in the past that a re-build using the FAST Wizard will be easy but I do not fully understand all that the FAST Wizard will or can do.

 

Any insight would be appreciated.  Thanks.

 



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