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17 Jan 2013  
blue skies

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by LittleJay View Post
When you get the new computer, why don't you post a screen shot of your disk management and we can take a look at it, if you like and advise you further.
I will definitely do that.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
That's a good idea because it is not clear whether the OS is really installed on the SSD or whether the SSD is only used as a buffer. A 6GB RAM system with full size pagefile and full size hiberfile would barely fit on 32GBs. But when 'tuned', it will fit easily.

Then 32GB would be plenty for the OS and all programs (no big games though) if done correctly. I have 6 systems with 6 SSDs and they all run around 25GB for the OS, All my programs and the pagefile of 2GBs.

Moving the pagefile is not a good idea. With 6GB of RAM, it will probably hardly be used. I always reduce the pagefile to 2GB. And I also delete the hiberfile completely.

ad3) You cannot move the restore points to another device or partition. That is only possible with the Windows server editions. You can, however, reduce the shadowstorage to nil (which is 300MB).
That is all very good to know. It seems I will only be able to use up to 26 GB total, so the fact that you are able to run the OS, all your programs and a 2 GB pagefile gives me a lot of hope.

Thank you for your help!
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