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Windows xp 32bit slave to windows7 64

Last response: in Windows 7
June 5, 2010 5:15:31 AM

i'm building a new machine and giving my old one to my bro, the old one has a xp 32 bit drive in it with a bunch of movies and stuff i dont want to lose, the new one is going to be windows 7 64 bit. am i going to be able to turn the old drive into a slave and still access all my current files?
a c 215 $ Windows 7
June 5, 2010 5:17:00 AM

Yes. You may need to take ownership of the files through the properties menu of the various folders, but one way or another you will still be able to save what you want.