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Windows 7: USB used before reinstallation of OS?

05 Nov 2015   #1
mcsmba1

Windows 7 Ultimate 32x
 
 
USB used before reinstallation of OS?

Hi experts,
I want to know that anybody using USB before formatting the system/reinstalling windows, after reinstallation can i check that whether they used USB before installation & formatting or not.
Is it possible or not, if possible then how can i check it?


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05 Nov 2015   #2
mcsmba1

Windows 7 Ultimate 32x
 
 

If my subordinates uses USBs with their system and after some time they format the system and reinstall windows, can i check whether they used USBs before re installing windows or all data have lost (means log file etc).
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05 Nov 2015   #3
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

I'm not sure I understand you question but I shall try to answer.

Windows 7 will not have (remember) any information on what was use before the reinstall.
Any data that was store on a external device using USB ports should still be on the external storage device.

Does this answer your question?
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06 Nov 2015   #4
mcsmba1

Windows 7 Ultimate 32x
 
 

Thanks for reply,
I want to know only after re installing whether i can check they plugged in USB before re install. Whether it is possible to check or not?
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06 Nov 2015   #5
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

No you will not be able to see what was done on the computer before you installed Windows 7 again. Once you did a re-install all the old information of what was done one the computer is gone.
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