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Windows 7: Will my files be saved if I place it inside a hard drive?

26 Mar 2015   #1
Tuuuuuutti

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 
Will my files be saved if I place it inside a hard drive?

Hi,I'm Tutti and I'm 14 years old.

I'm planning of upgrading my x32 Windows 7 Ultimate to x64 Windows 7 Ultimate, I copied all of my important files and drivers needed after reinstallation to my Local Disk D. After reinstallation, would my files inside the hard drive be saved or not? Well few months ago, I upgraded my Windows 7 Starter to Ultimate and few files from my Local Disk D were saved. Just thinking if it would be saved again after this.


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26 Mar 2015   #2
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64
 
 

How did you do a Upgrade from Windows 7 Starter to Windows7 Ultimate??
I could or might not be understanding you correctly.

Upgrade to another edition of Windows 7 by using Windows Anytime Upgrade





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  • Windows Anytime Upgrade isn't available in all editions of Windows 7, such as Windows 7 Ultimate edition.
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Anything you saved on Drive D if done properly will still be there and you should be able to retrieve them when need be.

If you have done anything to Drive D to format or the such you got problems.

At this point I would recommend doing another backup of all data you want to save to a external hard drive. Better safe than sorry.
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26 Mar 2015   #3
Tuuuuuutti

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

My laptop was Windows 7 Ultimate x64 before it got reformatted. After reformat, the person who repaired it installed Windows Starter. So I bought a Win7 Ultimate x32 and x64 cd and tried x32 first.
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26 Mar 2015   #4
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64
 
 

Now I'm confused.

As far as I can remember a proper Windows 7 DVD has either Windows 7/32 or Windows 7/64 but not both on the same DVD.

Where did you get these DVD's and do you have the proper COA keys?

What is the Windows Certificate of Authenticity?

Why in the world would someone repairing a PC take off Ultimate and install Starter?
What say you.
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26 Mar 2015   #5
Tuuuuuutti

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

Yeah, but I just wanna know if my files inside Local Disk D would be saved after reinstallation
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26 Mar 2015   #6
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64
 
 

Well I think we are dealing with a proper install and activation.

Problems in that area will cause all kinds of problems.

This tutorial will help us help you. Post log here.

By Brink:

Windows Genuine and Activation Issue Posting Instructions
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26 Mar 2015   #7
Tuuuuuutti

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

Okay thanks
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26 Mar 2015   #8
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

As long as you don`t touch or format the D partition during the install, your data is fine.

You should really add more memory to your laptop.
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27 Mar 2015   #9
Tuuuuuutti

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

Okay thanks for the help
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