From consumer preview to release preview

Discussion in 'Windows 8' started by cleggy, Jun 4, 2012.

  1. cleggy

    cleggy MDL Novice

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    at moment i have windows 8 consumer preview.
    i am wanting to install release preview but

    I know i will lose my installed programs and have to install again

    also i know i will loose all settings

    What i need to know is

    will i lose my files ie my documents music etc.

    some people say yes they will go others says they will be in the windows old folder.

    so i definately need to know do i lose them or will they be in windows old folder
     
  2. SOCRATE_MMXII

    SOCRATE_MMXII MDL Expert

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    Which means Windows 8 will be flawless.:eek: :D
     
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  3. cleggy

    cleggy MDL Novice

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    just wanted to know if my files will be in a windows old folder or not
     
  4. steven4554

    steven4554 MDL Addicted

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    If you're upgrading from CP, then yes, all your files will be put in the Windows.old folder during the upgrade.
     
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  5. cleggy

    cleggy MDL Novice

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    Thanks for your answer
     
  6. Tito

    Tito Super Mod / Adviser
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    I'm not sure, but what about editing cversion.ini??

    ;)
     
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