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15 Feb 2012   #1
paascal

win 7 u x64
 
 
win7 protected folders.

hi,

i am about to install win7 on a msata drive for my laptop. i dont want to back up or copy what is on my old laptop, i would just like to be able to access ALL the folders of my old win7 partition when i am on my new partition.

is this possible ?

thanks


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15 Feb 2012   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by paascal View Post
hi,

i am about to install win7 on a msata drive for my laptop. i dont want to back up or copy what is on my old laptop, i would just like to be able to access ALL the folders of my old win7 partition when i am on my new partition.

is this possible ?

thanks
Create a second partition for the install and install there you should be fine. You wont be able to run the apps from the other partition but your data will be accessible
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