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Windows 7: Shrink OS Volume

27 Sep 2011   #81
gregrocker

 

For the third time one needs to use Perfect Disk Offline Defrag for it to move System files.

But it isn't necessary as I've pointed out repeatedly because PW does all of this from its boot CD since no System files are running.

If you used the reinstallation DVD, I would have deleted all partitions since you say you don't want the Recovery partition anyway and the Dell OEM partition is useless after clean reinstall. I also suggested this earlier and the reasons why I would eventually do this if I were you. The installer would have created a System Active boot partition along with placing the System Recovery Options on F8 Advanced Boot Options. No need to mess with PW at all.

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