Transfe all windoes settings...?

Discussion in 'Computer Software and Operating Systems' started by Metoroid0, Apr 5, 2014.

  1. Metoroid0

    Metoroid0 GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

    Nov 2, 2012
    I hawe Windows7 ultimate 64bit and i want to install 32bit, but the thing is, how can i make a backup of windowssettings and everything tha can be backed up so when i install my fresh coppy of windows so i dont need to setup the whole windows from the beginning. and if its possible to transfer ann installed software..

    How do i do this? did someone had any experience?
  2. Tom Bombadildo

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    I forgot
    Just wondering...why would you want to install a 32bit OS instead of 64bit?

    As for backing up your settings, there are programs like that will backup just about every setting in your user profile.

    I think you can backup your user profiles/libraries in Window's Backup and Restore, but I'm not sure if that includes all system settings as well.
  3. aireca

    aireca GBAtemp Regular

    May 25, 2009
    United States
    If your system support 64 bit There is no reason for 32 bit, if you want to use 16 bit apps, just install someting named "Windows XP Mode", it's official from microsoft.
  4. Originality

    Originality Chibi-neko

    Apr 21, 2008
    London, UK
    There are some older programs that do not run well in 64-bit, but run perfectly in 32-bit. I've encountered a few when trying to run certain Japanese programs.

    I think a better option might be creating a VM (Virtual Machine) to run XP 32-bit, which has the highest compatibility of all OSes.
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