need to format...how should i save all my settings and everything???

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Gary Pandher, Jul 25, 2002.

  1. Gary Pandher

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    i didn't knw where else i should put this
    but anyways..u can move it if need be

    now my prob is tha imma b reformatin in a lil bit
    maybe this weekend..
    and i'd like to knw if theres a way i could save all the tweaks and everthing else i have changed on my computer...????

    any help would b appriciated
    i dont want to go through the pain of doing it all over again :mad:
     
  2. Gary Pandher

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  3. shannong

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    I would think you could use the files and settings transfer wizard.
     
  4. Henyman

    Henyman Secret Goat Fetish Political User

    save all the files 2 c.d.
    y are u formatin?, if just for the hell of it make a "ghost" of ur harddrive
     
  5. Gary Pandher

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    what bout reg tweaks n all?
    gonna have to do them over????
     
  6. Gary Pandher

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    anyone???
     
  7. Grandmaster

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    I suggest getting a program that will create a 'drive image'. The program will store EVERYTHING on your harddrive, into one file. Then all you have to do is rerun that file, and you have all your settings back. It's kinda like an ISO.
    A good program that does that is Drive Image :)
     
  8. allan

    allan Guest

    Drive Image creates an exact copy of what he's got now (an "image"). So if he's in a postion where he needs to reformat now, then he'll have exactly the same problem if he restores an image.

    If you are going to reformat and reinstall, then you are going to start with a brand new registsry. So yes, of course you'll have to recreate all your tweaks.
     
  9. Gary Pandher

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    arggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggg:mad:


    aite
    aite
    aite
    i'll get it done
     
  10. open_source

    open_source Guest

    I can not beleive I just wasted my time reading this thread.
     
  11. Gary Pandher

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    wasted?
    :p
     
  12. open_source

    open_source Guest

    Yes wasted. And now more of my time has been wasted because I forgot to uncheck email notification.
     
  13. Gary Pandher

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    lol
    ur problem :p :D
     
  14. Henyman

    Henyman Secret Goat Fetish Political User

    hmm yes........do as i siad.....


    make a "ghost"
     
  15. frothymilkshake

    frothymilkshake OSNN Addict

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    Hahaha Henyman that picture of "you" looks funny! Well I have never created a CD image before so this section was not a waste of time as one of the posters said. Helpful people. :)
     
  16. Henyman

    Henyman Secret Goat Fetish Political User

    gd, + now for the hijack of the thread.....

    why the f**king hell isn't my msn status link workin?:( it woz fine b4, but now.....:confused:
     
  17. open_source

    open_source Guest

    Please tell me you are smarter than this. If he is formatting because he is having problems then a ghost image does him no good. If he loads that ghost image then he has the same problems as he would before the format.
     
  18. Henyman

    Henyman Secret Goat Fetish Political User

    i personally never make a ghost, but every 1 else seems' 2 use it so i only offer advice based on what i have seen + heard...

    legal note:rolleyes: