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overriding new ubuntu installation

I've got a ubuntu 11.10 which has lost its support in May 2013, now I'd like to reintall up to the most up-to-date LTS, which is 12.04. My question is regarding my current partitions and doing ...
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How to create an image/installer of multiple installed programs on Windows 7 for free?

Note: Without creating a fresh new image. I have a base Windows 7 OS (with some software) I want to install multiple applications (20-30), and then capture all these installations in a single ...
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1answer
235 views

Backup an installed software

I have some important installed software applications, and I want to backup such applications only (not all disk). Is there any software that can backup those applications (including registry?)
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142 views

Will my apps and files be lost or MIGHT they be lost?

When the official release of Windows 8 comes out 10/26 (or soon thereafter), I will want to upgrade from the RC on my laptop. I understand that I can't just upgrade in place; I have to do a full ...
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1answer
563 views

How can I copy my Windows installation to a smaller HDD?

I'm almost certain my "new" hard drive I bought last August is the cause of constant BSODs. I've re installed Windows and they keep happening, so... I have a smaller hard drive (320gb vs the "new" ...
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Is it possible to restore a Windows 7 installation from a Windows backup?

I bought an HP laptop with Windows 7 Home Premium preinstalled. It has a label with Windows serial number. However a Windows Installation DVD was not provided. I want to repartition the HDD to install ...
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1answer
371 views

Can Office 2010 SP1 be installed without backup files?

As title I'd like to know if it's possible to install SP1 without backup files - that is without the uninstall option.
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1answer
350 views

How to reinstall all .deb packages?

I have installed a number of packages with much pain. (I've a slow internet connection) Now I want to reinstall Ubuntu (I use 10.10), but I don't want to download all the packages again. I have ...
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2answers
109 views

Are there any tools to migrate your files, applications, and settings to a new Windows computer?

I've decided to upgrade my laptop on a regular basis and one of my main concerns is recreating my entire Windows 7 environment every time I do this. I'm talking toolbar positions, login settings, ...
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371 views

Completely copy one hard drive to another

I have 3 workstations which have the same specs. Since all parts are the same, can I just configure 1 PC and then copy everything to the other two so that I will not go to the same installation ...
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1answer
185 views

How can I backup my windows XP drivers?

I've got a new (well, used) laptop. I wish to format and reinstall the windows OS on it. On the machine I've got several drivers which I would like to transport to the new machine, but I don't have ...
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1answer
624 views

Windows: Impact of clean install Service Pack 2 to applications & data?

My Windows Vista Home Premium system is corrupt and won't install Service Pack 2. I have followed all the advice from Microsoft and still no luck. I would like to perform a clean install of Vista, ...
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1answer
78 views

Windows migration tool

I want a program which can help me with reinstalling the system. I want to save the settings of programs installed on my system. The settings of my user profile. Create backup of my directories. I ...
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142 views

What are the things i need to do before installing windows 7?

I have a windows XP2 32-bit and i want to install windows 7 but i do not know what are things i should do before installing it. its my fist time to install an OS if ever. I mean, specifically on the ...
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1answer
463 views

Security and data backup for Ubuntu usb installation

Due to encryption on my corporate laptop I opted to install Ubuntu 9.10 on a flash drive and just use it as my hard drive. I tried the vmware but it crashed my xp a couple of times. Now I have a ...
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4answers
152 views

How can I backup entire installations of a program, instead of just manually backing up individual files?

It seems pretty straightforward to backup individual files, such as pictures, saved games, or settings files - just copy them straight over to your 2nd HDD or to an online service like DropBox. ...
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Modify a Windows install disc

Is it possible to modify an XP (Or maybe even Windows 7, if I find some cash) disc so that when I install it, it will install other files (Or even just carry the executable/setup files for them) so ...
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Restoring Backup after Win 7 clean install

I have to do a clean install of Win 7 on both of my machines, and would like to backup my applications if possible. I already run nightly backups to two external HDs for my files. I know I could ...