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Windows 7: windows clean install Q.

05 Jun 2009   #1
freshgangstabk

windows 7 ultimate
 
 
windows clean install Q.

hi guys
i have a question about clean installing.
if i currently have to partitions C and D, and i do a clean install on C. what will happen to the files in D?
thanks in advance
jay


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05 Jun 2009   #2
mxosder16

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Nothing, as long as you don't format it
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05 Jun 2009   #3
sergiogarcia9

 

Nothing, will happen, you will could access the files easyli and boot from it aswell (If you have an OS installed on it.)

- Sergio
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05 Jun 2009   #4
freshgangstabk

windows 7 ultimate
 
 

thanks a lot guys
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05 Jun 2009   #5
mxosder16

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Quote:
thanks a lot guys
You're welcome and welcome to the forums
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05 Jun 2009   #6
freshgangstabk

windows 7 ultimate
 
 

oh hey
what about the programs installed on D? will they still be useable after clean install on C?
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05 Jun 2009   #7
sergiogarcia9

 

If they are installed from the OS on harddrive C: then no, but if drive D: is a seperate OS, yes
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05 Jun 2009   #8
freshgangstabk

windows 7 ultimate
 
 

no they are just instaled on D with the OS instaleed on C. there's no OS on D.
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05 Jun 2009   #9
mxosder16

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

I believe if the programs reside on the D drive you can run them from there, I think.
I just use my separate drive for files, not apps

Edit: i just installed a small app on my extra partition and i was able to run it from my C drive
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05 Jun 2009   #10
sergiogarcia9

 

Okay, then you can't access them (NOT 100% Sure might be some way to do.). You'll have to install them again

- Sergio
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