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I got the following error when upgrade Vista to Windows 7: To upgrade Windows, the Users, Program Files, and Windows directories need to be on the same partition.

Is there a way to upgrade without reinstalling all my programs and settings, data files?

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The short answer is no. However, if you've just moved your users folder to a different partition, you may be able to move it back by following the steps at http://www.vista4beginners.com/Move-user-files-folders-to-another-partition in reverse. If you've moved Windows or Program Files, you're out of luck.

Good luck,

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