Help! I need my Windows.old to be my actual windows

Discussion in 'Computer Games and General Discussion' started by Myidentityisasec, Dec 13, 2009.

  1. Myidentityisasec
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    Myidentityisasec Advanced Member

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    Hey, I need help. I came home from school, booted up my laptop, and windows reinstalled itself it saved all my files but it's named "Windows.old" I want to restore that. Please help. Thanks
     
  2. Elritha

    Elritha GBAtemp Addict

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    Err.. why did your operating system suddenly decide to reinstall itself? [​IMG]

    Anyway. A simple google search would lead you to this microsoft article (the first one from google search I may add) on how to accomplish that with Vista. You never mentioned what operating system you use, so I'll make a guess at that.

    Link
     
  3. Myidentityisasec
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    Myidentityisasec Advanced Member

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    Thank YOU SO MUCH! I got all my beloved moosic back [​IMG]
     
  4. juggernaut911

    juggernaut911 GBAtemp Slut!

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    You could have just dragged it. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  5. ` regret .

    ` regret . GBAtemp Regular

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    Fail, and unless somebody was on your laptop, your screwed it up or you left an installation disk in there and happened to click "Next" about 30 times and type in your address without being aware of it, your laptop wouldn't have reinstalled windows.
     
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