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Windows 7: So what happens when Win7 is released?

13 Apr 2009   #11

Windows 7 Professional x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by swarfega View Post
Mines June 21st.
For the record...I hope we hit your birthday as much as I'd like it to be mine. LOL I think mine's more probable though.

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13 Apr 2009   #12

Windows 7 Ulti. x64

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I'm trying to use Win7 more than XP cause I love it so much more. But, when it hits the shelves, are all copies discontinued? What will happen to my files, and will I have a chance to move back to XP?
You will need to copy files to a USB flash drive or something to that effect. Lots of articles online about this right now as lots of users are wondering the same things. I try to keep all important work on my old xp but I spend most of my time on seven so it is gonna be hard to wipe this install and put another on and then another when seven goes to retail but you gotta do what you gotta do. enjoy the now.
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13 Apr 2009   #13
Orbital Shark


Very true, plus it's always handy to have backups of all your personal files anyway.
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13 Apr 2009   #14

Windows 7 RTM Build 7600 x64 Ultimate

So if I get rid of my XP partition and just run XP in VMWare Workstation, so when they deactivate my Win7 I can still reach the files from my XP VMWare installation to move onto my new XP, right?
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