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Restoring the OS on my laptop.

No, I've never restored an OS before. Should I back up all my files? Will this also interfere with my router connection?

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If you have files that you do not wish to lose and cannot do without, then yes, you should definitely back up those filed before you restore your OS. But if you have no files that you really have to save and/or keep, then no, you do not have to save them. Andif you router connection is secure, then yes, it will interfere with it, but I think all you will have to do is reinsert your router passkey. If it is hard wired to your computer via ethernet, or your connection is not secure, then no, you should be able to get right back up and running.

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