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Windows 7: How do I delete windows 7 off of my old HDD?

29 Dec 2012   #11
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Don't muck around with the drive letters if you want your system to continue operating. What is the drive letter problem anyhow ?? Whether you move something from F to C or from C to F is the same thing.

And your games you have to reinstall. Only data files can be transferred.


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29 Dec 2012   #12
Abowers

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Crap, alright. I'm gonna have to reinstall steam too then. I just moved the whole folder over to an external, but it was orginially installed on the c: drive. Sadly my new c drive (the SSD) is too small to hold the 200Gb of games.
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29 Dec 2012   #13
Abowers

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

SCORE!!! https://support.steampowered.com/kb_...7418-YUBN-8129 <--- now I can move my steam games.
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29 Dec 2012   #14
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Abowers View Post
SCORE!!! https://support.steampowered.com/kb_...7418-YUBN-8129 <--- now I can move my steam games.
Neat, it's nice of them to provide an extra procedure.
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29 Dec 2012   #15
Abowers

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Yea, no kidding. Now I just hope there is a procedure relatively similar for Origins.
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