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Windows 7: saving data while installing from USB

23 Jul 2010   #1

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saving data while installing from USB

i have win 7 loaded on USB drive
when i click on repair win 7.
it says there is some problem and there is a window to send the info to microsoft
thats it
i don wanna do a fresh install of win 7 because i have some data to save..
please help

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24 Jul 2010   #2

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If you have a External HD, you could copy & paste your data.
Copy & Paste - in Windows Recovery Console
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24 Jul 2010   #3


You do not say what is wrong with Win7 causing you to repair it. Does it boot?

Are you using a USB flash stick installer to try to repair Win7?
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