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For those of you that have done clean installs of Windows before...

#1AJnolPosted 11/8/2013 5:40:13 AM
What's the best way to backup your files? Do you use a program or just copy and paste the most important files on your hard drive/ssd?
#2Davel23Posted 11/8/2013 5:54:08 AM
Windows Easy Transfer.
Your mom's box.
#3Orestes417Posted 11/8/2013 5:55:42 AM
^Probably the simplest way to swing it. Personally I just do a rsync copy of my home directories to a network drive but that's not as friendly
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#4claytonbuckleyPosted 11/8/2013 6:05:56 AM
i have an SSD and a HDD, like alot of people. So i just put stuff on the HDD and reinstall windows on the SSD.
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#5DragnfyrPosted 11/8/2013 7:15:40 AM
I just copy my documents and pictures folder. Everything else I can just redownload.
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#6TheC0ndemnedOnePosted 11/8/2013 7:19:40 AM
Aside from transferring drivers, music, and important documents (by putting the files on a different drive or on my home server), I usually just start over.
#7JrambharosePosted 11/8/2013 7:19:59 AM
I use Acronis True image to make backups.
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#8lost_withinPosted 11/8/2013 7:31:36 AM
Jrambharose posted...
I use Acronis True image to make backups.

This, but I use Windows built in imaging tool...
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