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Windows 7: Windows Explorer icon in notifications area

09 Dec 2012   #11
sixty01

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by lehnerus2000 View Post
If you do a clean reinstall of Windows, immediately create a backup HDD image.

Once you have reinstalled your programs, create another backup HDD image.

Create your images before you start surfing the Internet or playing online games.
Does the backup work if I plan on changing from a 32-bit to 64-bit? I'm asking because if backup and restore also backs up applications can they be restored on a 64-bit clean install or only on x86?


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09 Dec 2012   #12
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You could restore a 32-bit image on a 64-bit computer, but your Windows 7 would still only be 32-bit. Just for FYI, you will not be able to restore a 64-bit image on a 32-bit computer though.

If you want to use 64-bit Windows, then you would have to do a clean install using 64-bit Windows 7 installation media instead.
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