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C: drive from dead XP, install programs on new(er) Windows 7

by gailgabrams / January 12, 2016 8:39 AM PST

My old XP system died suddenly. I removed the C: drive and would like to install my programs onto a newer Windows 7 system. Windows Easy Transfer doesn't work because my old computer doesn't work. Copying the XP C: drive doesn't enable me to install the programs. Please HELP.

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This has been beat around for years (since 1995 in fact)
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 12, 2016 8:51 AM PST

With the changes in most apps in 1995 to present day you can't move or copy apps like that.

And even if the XP machine worked, Easy Transfer didn't move apps.

-> Just go find new or old apps and install them again. Let's not repeat the prior discussions here?

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