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What are the pros and cons, in placing WinXP in its own partition and games on another? Would I be able to reinstall XP and still be able to use my games with out reinstalling them(I'm guessing ill have to export the registry to my games partition before hand)???
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No you won't there are registry installations and other stuff that will not remain intact.

There are some small benefits but it's just too much of a trouble for me.
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Yeah it can be done but not very efficient. I alway like to install everything like games after i reformated beacuse they tend to run better. Games that have CD-Keys its easy but those that do you need registry.
Do you have too many games? beacuse it its like 5 there is no point on doing this.
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Originally Posted by dr4gon View Post
No you won't there are registry installations and other stuff that will not remain intact.

There are some small benefits but it's just too much of a trouble for me.
All but two of my games have issues when I re-install Windows, all of my Steam games work nicely
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