Re: windows.old....is it needed?
"Vistaman" <Vistaman@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> Hi, I have just completed a clean reinstall with vista prem, everything
> to work ok. I notice now that I have a folder called "windows.old" with
> my installed programs I'd installed before reinstall.
> Questions are....do i really need this folder,does vista use it?
> Can i copy and paste a program from there to save on downloading again or
> would this cause problems?
> thanks Vistaman
You will need the setup files to reinstall your software,
you cannot simply copy and paste an application due to the multiple registry