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Windows 7: Clean reinstall

10 Feb 2010   #11

W7, Xp Pro

#1) can I upgrade to 64bit without reinstalling?
#2) I have a 1.5 TB Iomega hard-drive. It disconnects whenever I transfer files TO it and FROM it.
fresh install is best.

is this it ? < Iomega Prestige 1.5 TB USB 2.0 Desktop External Hard Drive 34474 | Cheap External Hard Drive Sale >

not familiar with it, sorry.

see software that may be installed already. eg:

Backup Software Included
A license for EMC's Retrospect Express software is included (software is available via download), allowing for easy file backup that keeps your data safe. Also included is free MozyHome Online Backup, which provides 2GB of online data storage.

i have the the best intentions ...cheers.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
10 Feb 2010   #12
Microsoft MVP


You have a do a booted clean install to change from 32 to 64 bit.

Check the folder/file permissions on Properties tab for files in your external.
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