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Old 05-30-2005, 03:00 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Is it possible... install a new motherboard and not lose all current files on a hard drive? I have a crapload of files I want to save when I get a new motherboard and don't want to spend forever backing them all up. Is there anyway to somehow not lose them?

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Old 05-30-2005, 03:07 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Just transfer over your existing HD, you would have to find a MoBo that would support your current HD with all your files on it. Either that, or get an external HD, LOL.

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If you use the same motherboard (make/model) you should be OK. If not...

You can put your current hard drive in as a slave drive and install Windows on a new drive. Your programs won't work, but all of your data will be there.

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