Re: Windows 7 / Vista file lock?
> Hi. I have been XP user of my PC (only me using this PC) with admin.
> I have always used two similar installations (one on C:\ and no. two on
> (then with the biggest partition in the middle as D:\ for my 'Desktop',
> 'Favourites', 'Document' and backup)). This has been a very good way for
> to always have a total failure free installation to work on (I can
> the installation files on the other installation and just copy back from
> backup whilst I work with whatever. And updates is fast to handle).
> Now, as I do think of going over to Windows 7, how easy is it to doing
> same there? (or does Windows 7 /Vista have so much security locks on the
> files that it's impossible?)
> And if it's not possible to do it 'my old way' how can I solve this to
> done pretty much the old way (is there an image program which can handle
> such operation- which also handle the root/start-up files?)?
> JohSFirst, I advise upgrading to Windows 7, not Vista, at this point. They
are both the same in that area.
In the event you had a startup problem, you could run a startup repair,
found on the installation DVD.
There is no need to manually copy files over.
If you find the answer to your problem, please let us know! Hopefully
someone else can benefit from your solution.