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Windows 7: How to access hidden files

08 Mar 2013   #1

Windows 7 32 bit
How to access hidden files

I upgraded fro vista to windows 7 and thought I was saving all of my files and desktop icons, but I must have done it wrong because I have a fresh install and everything is in my windows.old folder.

Is there a way I can transfer my applications and files from that file to my new windows? Drag and drop doesn't seem to work with applications like Quicken and Microsoft office for example.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
08 Mar 2013   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit

Programs can't be just copied and paste to another folder .

How to locate Windows.old folder

Hidden Files and Folders - Show or Hide

See if this will help you out

Windows.old folder - Restore into a new installation
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 How to access hidden files

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