Will installing Windows 7 delete files from my other hard disks?

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  1. owenp333

    owenp333 New Member

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    i'm going to go from 32 bit vista to 64 bit windows 7 and i want to know if files from my other hard disk that i use which doesn't contain any windows files or anything like that will be wiped when i'm installing it. also will it delete all of my files on the original C hard disk?

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    kemical Windows Forum Admin
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    Hi Owen,
    your spare drive will be fine unless you tell the machine to actually wipe it..

    As for your 'C' drive: Unfortunately you cannot use the upgrade method to install the os if your going from 32bit to 64bit. It will have to be a clean or 'custom' install so I suggest you back up what you can to DVD or spare drive.
     
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    okay, thankyou very much for your help :)
     
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    Your very welcome.. :) Post again if you require further help.
     

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