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    Method to open windows XP sp2 backup files in windows 8 system?

    I need to open windows xp sp2 backup files in windows 8 OS. I backed up all my windows XP sp2 files, now i need to open those files, but they are not opening at all in windows 8 system! Is there a tool from windows that be able to open windows xp backup files?



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    Re: Method to open windows XP sp2 backup files in windows 8 system?

    Follow these steps to resolve your issue,
    1)You can’t open windows xp backup files in windows 8 Operating system!
    2)Yes there is a tool! To open those backup files of windows XP, you need to download and install a windows NT backup tool from windows
    3)Use the following tool to restore your windows xp backup file in windows 8
    Back Up Tool
    4)When asked for validation, just press on continue button
    5)Validation is an online process that lets you verify that your copy of windows is genuine!
    6)Install windows NT back into your system after downloading from Microsoft
    That’s it your issue resolved!

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    Re: Method to open windows XP sp2 backup files in windows 8 system?

    Hi, Dear friend

    To get the solution for this issue ......follow these instructions

    Generally ... The windows 8 wont be allow the windows XP files.... because ... there must be exists the compatible issue....

    So, if you want to ... open the those files in windows 8 ... you need to go with some third party tool .... that simply download the BACKUP UTILITY tool by this link that is

    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/974674 or http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=179579

    Depending on your OS architecture( 32 Bit or 64 Bit) ... download the tool and install it

    After that Go to Start menu then right click on EMPTY area of start menu ...and click on ALL APPS from the task bar

    then click on NT Backup Utility tool........then follow the steps in the wizard and ......open the Backup files

    THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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