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HP Simple save x Windows 10

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Hello everyone,

I've been trying to figure out what to do, because I'm a little lost. So I'm open to advice.

My dad has a windows 7 laptop with a Simple save external 2tb hdd. He's got like 600+ gbs on the drive, but I can't figure out whats on it. The problem here, is that I need to get him on windows 10 because support for 7 ended. But the simple save software thats on the external drive, isn't going to work with windows 10.

So I can't get anything off of the drive once windows 10 is installed...

What can I do here? I could back everything up as if it was a normal hdd, but I still can't get the other 600gbs off of it.

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Something like this....


So you could try Virtual Box and install W7 inside W10 for a few hours to get the data off.


Also there is...


Compat Mode.png The possibility of running Simple Save

Software in W10  under compatibility mode, if you have a W10 machine.


Then dont use simple save again, use another backup method.


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