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upgrade XP and recover backup

hurry_up_and_wa
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Hello, is it possible to recover all the progranms and files off of a exec backup done with Win XP 32bit onto an new machine running Win7 without overwriting the the OS?  i suppose thet some drivers and programms will need to be updated

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pkh
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You should be able to restore the data like documents, spreadsheets, etc to the new Win 7 machine without affecting the OS.  However, restoring the applications will do no good because the registry, etc will not be updated.  You would have to re-install the applications.

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pkh
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You should be able to restore the data like documents, spreadsheets, etc to the new Win 7 machine without affecting the OS.  However, restoring the applications will do no good because the registry, etc will not be updated.  You would have to re-install the applications.