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Old 04-04-2012, 11:29 PM   #1
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Default Keeping paid programs but reimaging a computer

Currently i have a computer issued from my school(a Dell latitude running vista). The school has given us several programs and most valuable being Microsoft office 2010. At the end of this school year the contract from Dell will expire so they are upgrading to macbook airs and selling the Dells. In the selling process they will be re installing windows without the programs giving out individual profiles admin rights and removing all the good stuff. Any ideas how i could save it so that i could get the programs back after they install a new image on it? my first thought was backing it up to an external hard drive but i am unsure how that would help me out. Thanks.

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Old 04-05-2012, 06:51 AM   #2
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Default Re: Keeping paid programs but reimaging a computer

You can't. You can not "backup" or move programs once they are installed. Plus it would be illegal and therefore you can not discuss it on these forums.
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