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I plan on doing a clean install of Windows 7 before installing Diablo III. What I want to know is if I pre-download now, can I backup that installer and install after the clean install of Win 7?

My download speeds are terrible, it will take me 3 nights to download Diablo III so I don't want to download it two times. Thanks!
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It should work... I have unfortunately had issues where even if I copy the installer to another drive it somehow becomes corrupted and you need to re download it anyways...
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^ if, apart from data corruption, it works... I am doing it! I remember WoW was IMPOSSIBLE to do this which is why I was asking. Games like The Witcher Digital, though, you can backup.

Battlefiel 3 - is very hard to "backup" it involves in "protecting" the folder so it doesnt delete itself before installing. I hate it when you can't backup your huge game install files.
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Yes. You just download the installer to wherever you want. Copying it is like you downloaded it to another folder.
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I've had my WoW installer backed up since pre cata without issues. I Dunno if it changed with Cata or not though.

I have yet to download Diablo III yet, Wasn't expecting to have a PC that can support it, but I got insanely lucky. Have D3, Cataclysm and Mists of Pandaria to download on monday + steam games.
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