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Windows 7: XP install gone wrong

28 Jan 2011   #11


Dell XP Home recovery... The data was overwritten. My options now are to use 3rd party application and spend lots of money to recovery data.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Jan 2011   #12

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86

Yes, if you store data on the same partition as windows, it'll be lost in the restore process.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Jan 2011   #13
Microsoft MVP


Looks like you used XP Recovery disk which restored the HD to factory condition.

Install and run this now:

Backup Complete Computer - Create an Image Backup

Backup User and System Files
My System SpecsSystem Spec


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