Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Leave the current file system intact for Windows 7

23 Jun 2012   #1

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
Leave the current file system intact for Windows 7

Hey Guys

I just want to know how to reinstall windows 7 but keeping my files saved.

I am newbie in Windows 7
I am using Windows XP before and when Im going to Reinstall XP
This options come out
Leave the current file system intact for Windows 7-dssadsadsddsdssads.jpg
I am selecting the last one which is "Leave the current file system intact <No Changes>"
it means that you are going to install OS but files will not be deleted
Is there any option in Windows 7 installation is same as this???

Please help me guys
Thanks for reading my post
Sorry for my bad English. . .

My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Jun 2012   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient


You can achieve this by doing a repair install as told in this tutorial: Repair Install

My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Leave the current file system intact for Windows 7

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
How to extend an Extended Partition; leave logical volumes intact
Hi, Under Windows 7, I've been trying to figure how to extend the end of an extended partition while leaving intact its containing logical volumes. With Disk Management it does not work. Diskpart also does not help me any further. With Diskpart, I can make the extended partition the...
General Discussion
File Intact, Directory Missing - Caused by virus.
Hi there, I took home my friend's external hard drive the other day and run a virus scan with Trend Micro's House call which successfully detected and removed nasty viruses from the hard drive. When I open to check the hard drive prior to scan, almost all the file directory has been replaced...
System Security
From the 'Why can't they leave well enough alone' file.
Google's newest change to it's search interface has the navigation bar at the top of the page going from white to black. I'm seeing more nays than ayes. Personally I am undecided yet whether I like it or not. Official Google Blog: Evolving the Google design and experience Search design...
Browsers & Mail
HELP: Files are intact, but Windows Explorer can't see them!
Hi Guys, My problem is that my files and folders don't show up under windows explorer. The files and folders are intact, and they DO show up with Tree Size Free, for example, AND THEY ARE ACCESSIBLE! That is, I can view photos and watch video if I launch it from Tree Size Free. So the...
Hardware & Devices
This file will not leave.
Hello Everyone, I have researched this issue. I have scanned with AVG, Malware Bytes and MSCE. The scans have come up clean. If I could take a screen shot of what windows does, I would. When you try to delete the file, windows says it needs to restart explorer, This is is all taking place in...
General Discussion

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:54.
Twitter Facebook Google+