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Lenovo Hard Disk

2008-09-12, 12:09 PM

My Lenovo W500 was pre-installed with Windows XP but I decided I wanted to try Vista 64 Ultimate before I made the choice to see what OS I was going to use. I used a Hitachi 160 gig 5200 spin hard drive to install Vista 64 so I wouldn't overwrite the original Hard disk that shipped with the PC. I decided I like the 64 so I'm going to set it up on the original hard drive with the 7200 spin but wanted to know what things I need to backup before I make the switch. I grapped most of the APP dirs from the C drive and made the Recovery DVDs. Is there anything else I should do before I blow away the drive?

 

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Re: Lenovo Hard Disk

2008-09-12, 12:32 PM
you say theat you have made the recovery dvd's and backep up your data go ahead and install vista....but make sure your system gets all the 64bit drivers required

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