Solved Reinstalling windows 7 Tags: Windows 7 Hard Drives Last response: January 26, 2014 7:24 PM in Windows 7 Share Levi6259 January 26, 2014 7:22:23 PM I use my SSD as the booting drive with windows 7 installed on it and I have a HDD containing my programs and files. If I were to reinstall windows 7 can I remove my HDD so that I do not lose all my programs and files then reinsert it once windows is installed? This may be a simple question but I have not reinstalled before and do not want to risk anything. More about : reinstalling windows Best solution Lee-m January 26, 2014 7:24:49 PM Yes. You should do that anyway for a few reasons. Share Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedReinstalling Windows 7 on SSD Drive w/o Serial Key? Forum Solvedreinstalling windows 7 enterprise Forum SolvedNeed help removing windows 7, then reinstalling on a new mobo Forum SolvedHow to tell if my product key is valid? Re-installing Windows 7? Forum SolvedTransferring old files when reinstalling windows 7? Forum SolvedDriver issue while re-installing Windows 7 Forum SolvedMigrating HDD to SSD and reinstalling Windows 7 at the same time Forum SolvedRe-installing Windows 7 and formatting HDD, need help backing up drivers. Forum SolvedReinstalling Windows 7 with Reinstallation DVD Forum SolvedRe-installing windows 7 without the disk or product sticker? Forum Solvedwhile reinstalling windows 7 the laptop froze to the point that i had to restart it and now it says "setup is now starting a Forum SolvedRe-installing windows 7 on ASUS laptop Forum Solvedreinstalling windows 7 Forum SolvedRe-installing Windows 7 OEM Forum SolvedNeed help reinstalling windows 7 Forum SolvedHow to get the disc drive runs for reinstalling of Windows 7 on HP4321s? Forum SolvedAudio and Video not working properly after formatting and re-installing Windows 7 Forum SolvedInstalled windows 7 on different partition now I've lost 500gb and can't see any other partition when I try reinstalling it. Forum SolvedReinstalling windows 7 Forum SolvedChanged Motherboard, re-installing Windows 7 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !