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Hey all. Looking for a guide or some instruction on the best way to do this.

Going to try the windows 8 preview again. But I'm going to do it as an upgrade probably. I want to backup my current windows 7 but I don't want it ot back up the information on my secondary HDDs, only the main SSD. Is this possible to do?

Or better yet can you do a reverse upgrade to windows 7? Whilst keeping all the programs and all that?

It's not a big deal if I have to reinstall programs don't have that many. I just have steam with all my games and all my personal profiles on another HDD. And if it tried to back them up it'd be over 500gb as well as if it tried to delete them I would cry.

Haha, thoughts on how I should go about this?

UPdate: Wow discovering how awesome the backup system is. So If I just backed up the C:/ drive. Did a win 8 upgrade. Then if I have issues with 8 I can just go back to restore and it will rid of the win8 and go back to win7 as I had it I hope?
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Sean Webster has a guide that sounds like it might fit your needs Click me .
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