What would be the point in backing up a 32bit system when you intend to replace it with a 64bit OS?
The point of backing it up is simple, to be able to revert back in the event anything goes wrong with the important data i have during the switch.
Are these drives internal or external and what do you mean by upgrading to SATA?
SATA (Serial ATA) is an internal hard drive interface which replace the ATA/parallel ATA (which i have), meaning no external hard drives (USB)
Also does your PC support 64-bit OS even? I wouldn't think that it would if it came with a 32-bit OS on it.
My computer is not store bought, I buy the parts I want and put it together myself, that means I also buy the OS for it.
When I put my current computer together windows xp still existed and the programs I use were not supported by it.
Edited by oawad81, 28 May 2013 - 11:24 AM.