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Windows 7: Reinstalling - restore windows.old programs?

09 Nov 2009   #1

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Reinstalling - restore windows.old programs?

Is it possible to transfer programs from my old windows.old file after a reinstall of the Windows 7 OS?

After the first installation of Windows 7 I was having weird performance issues which is why I'm doing the reinstall, but if there's a faster way of accessing my old programs without having to install all of them it would be a big help.

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09 Nov 2009   #2

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Vista x64 / 7 X64

You will need to reinstall programs, sorry.

Some may run as executables, but a lot won't.
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