Exploring your old XP files stored automatically by Windows 7


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Exploring your old XP files stored automatically by Windows 7

Once the installation of Windows 7 has completed, it's up and running and ready to use. But something interesting happens during the installation process you should know about. Your old XP files are backed up and stored for you and they are available to you here in Windows 7, so let's explore that now. We will go to the bottom-left corner and click the Windows, or sometimes called the Start button, and then click Computer. Now, in Windows Explorer, we will go to our hard-drive, probably called Local Disk (C:), if you have only got one.

Double-click that and you are in the root section of your hard drive, you will find a folder named Windows.old. You can double-click that to open it up and you will see some sub-folders and files. Now, these are the files that were stored during the installation process from Windows XP. For example, if we go to Documents and Settings and double-click, you will see the user accounts that you have. Find your own and double-click that folder, and you see a...

Exploring your old XP files stored automatically by Windows 7
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Exploring your old XP files stored automatically by Windows 7 provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by David Rivers as part of the Migrating from Windows XP to Windows 7

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