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Old 10-15-2007, 12:43 PM   #1
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Question Installing 2008


Just DL'd 2008 ver and would like to know if there is any way to install it and keep my old programs and settings? Do I need to backup these files and restore after the new install?
Thx in advance
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Old 10-15-2007, 12:47 PM   #2
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I'm guessing Mandriva - very little detail in that post!
Run an upgrade and don't format /home etc
 
Old 10-15-2007, 02:42 PM   #3
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2008

Neil
You are correct, it is Mandriva2008. Thanks for the quick response. Now for the next stupid question. Where does upgrade show up? I booted from the new disk and didn't see that as a choice.
Ron

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Old 10-15-2007, 02:51 PM   #4
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I don't use Mandriva myself but this might be a good place to have a llok at - http://wiki.mandriva.com/en/Home
 
Old 10-15-2007, 03:03 PM   #5
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Always back up before you do any type of upgrade. If you dont you may lose everything.
 
  


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