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Restoring old W7 + other files? (Big problem)

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by ratlee, Apr 16, 2015.

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  1. ratlee

    ratlee Thread Starter

    Apr 16, 2015
    Hello all,

    Today I booted up my pc and had the 'cannot read disk' issue which eventually got solved by installing W7 again on my second hard drive. Unfortunately, this was a 32bit install and I usually use a 64bit due to my RAM. I have access to my old drive, I can see all the files there and such however I cannot run anything off it.

    Is there any way that I can 'restore' the old files, drivers, installs etc. and use my other 64bit Windows install (I no longer have access to the disk) so I don't have to wait until I can buy another copy of W7 64 and reinstall literally all my drivers, programs etc?

    It's probably a big ask and I'm not tech-savvy enough to know if what I'm trying to do is nearly impossible. Would appreciate some understanding help :p

  2. Agye


    Aug 27, 2014
    I don't know if that what you are trying to do but are you trying to install a 64 bit drivers on a 32 bit machine? because it not going to work that way but if you're trying to get rid of the 32 in replace of 64 then I will suggest you wait for windows updates when ready
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