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Windows 7: Backup of user files with password applied

30 Jun 2014   #1
Djwoody

Windows 7 32bit
 
 
Backup of user files with password applied

Hi.
I have two users on my PC, each with a password for their account.
One is an administrative account and the other limited.

I have backed up data from the users files by dragging and dropping on my external HDD.
If I perform a clean install of windows 7, will I be able to access the files on the external HDD and copy them to my internal HDD, or would the user's login password prevent this?

Regards
Chris


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30 Jun 2014   #2
Pauly

Win7 Ultimate X64
 
 

account passwords wont carry over with a simple drag and drop so no you wont need passwords
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30 Jun 2014   #3
Djwoody

Windows 7 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Pauly View Post
account passwords wont carry over with a simple drag and drop so no you wont need passwords
Excellent, that makes it a lot easier for the re-install.
Thanks
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