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Probably a stupid question, but do I need to back up my computer before I intall a new OS?
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Probably a stupid question, but do I need to back up my computer before I intall a new OS?
It doesn't hurt...but it's not mandatory. At a minimum...I would recommend backing up any important personal files...such as personal videos, photos, music, word processing or spreadsheet docs, etc...that if lost you would feel pretty badly about.

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Will do, thank you.
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