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Old 01-31-2007
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Can I upgrade my windows XP pro to Vista Business without losing any of my
files? or do I have to back them up somehwere and then bring them back?
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Tom wrote:

> Can I upgrade my windows XP pro to Vista Business without losing any
> of my files?



Yes. See here:
http://www.microsoft.com/windows/pro...epaths.mspxBut see below.> or do I have to back them up somehwere and then bring> them back?Whenever you take a step as big as an operating system upgrade, you shouldalways realize the risk of something going wrong. Doing this without abackup of everything you can't afford to lose is foolhardy.--Ken Blake - Microsoft MVP Windows: Shell/UserPlease reply to the newsgroup

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Old 01-31-2007
John Barnes
 

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Re: Transfering data
I second that. Read the posts here about the number of posters with failed
upgrades and failed rollbacks.
Backup everything you don't want to risk losing.

"Ken Blake, MVP" <kblake@this.is.an.invalid.domain> wrote in message
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> Tom wrote:
>
>> Can I upgrade my windows XP pro to Vista Business without losing any
>> of my files?

>
>
> Yes. See here:
> http://www.microsoft.com/windows/pro...epaths.mspxBut
> see below.> or do I have to back them up somehwere and then bring> them
> back?Whenever you take a step as big as an operating system upgrade, you
> shouldalways realize the risk of something going wrong. Doing this without
> abackup of everything you can't afford to lose is foolhardy.--Ken Blake -
> Microsoft MVP Windows: Shell/UserPlease reply to the newsgroup
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