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How can I save my previous userdata and contacts if I reinstall Bluestacks?

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I have WhatsApp, Viber and WeChat installed on my Bluestacks, and it's working fine. I am running Windows 8 but for some reason, I have to switch to Windows 8.1 soon. How can I save my chat histories and contacts as I will lose Bluestacks once I reinstall Windows and will have to install Bluestacks again?

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To save all your files, the SDcard and ROOT files have to be saved to another location.

The exact location is as follows: C:\ProgramData\BlueStacks\Android or C:\Program Data\BlueStacks\

Copy the files to another location then re-install Windows and Bluestacks. Close all the services from Bluestacks and copy the files copied earlier to the same location and that's it. When started, Bluestacks will use them.

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