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Backup and restore

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  • Windows 8
Last response: in Windows 8
January 4, 2013 10:31:03 AM

i always restore my windows 8 activation after wiping my hard disk to remove viruses and some other problem but right now i want to change from a 32 bit to a 64 bit so can i restore from a 32 bit backup and restore it to a 64 bit windows 8

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January 4, 2013 12:20:45 PM

No, your backup is in the architecture it was created in and cannot be changed. If you want to install 64-bit you'll need a 64-bit disk and do a clean install.
January 4, 2013 3:28:58 PM

I think you miss understand me, what was i saying is about windows activation backup where you copy a file name 'store' in local disk>windows>system32>spp and then after reinstall windows you replace the existing file with the file you previously copy. Here's a link explaning everything: