> I'm pretty much computer illiterate...I think I accidentally did a clean
> install when upgrading to Vista from XP. Is there a way to retrieve the
> files that I didn't back up? I'm mainly concerned with the pictures.
If you actually performed a true "Clean install," which entails
formatting the hard drive, then no.
> Any suggestions would be great, even if it's a suggestion of where I can go
> to have this done.
If you didn't perform a true "Clean Installation," then some of the
files may still be there, within the "Windows.old" folder, where the
Vista installation routine is souuposed to preserve the "unusable"
remnants of the earlier OS.
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