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Windows 7: Help with Partitions

26 Dec 2012   #11
frasmacon

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
Question #1 Yes
OK. Simple Answer that's what I like. But then if the drive goes the whole thing goes. Oh well, I'm much more likely to screw up Windows than to mess up a hard drive. (touch wood). I don't think I'll partition it that way anyway. If Windows fails it's not a massive deal.


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26 Dec 2012   #12
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Well then you`re fine, as long as you know how to reinstall windows.
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26 Dec 2012   #13
bassfisher6522

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Correct...a dead drive is a dead drive...now there are some 3rd party software out there (paid) that claim they can recover the data on a failed drive. It depends on how bad the corruption is. There was one in particular but I can't think of it at the moment. Will have a search for it....
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26 Dec 2012   #14
frasmacon

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

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Well then you`re fine, as long as you know how to re install windows.
I'm sure I could figure it out
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26 Dec 2012   #15
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Figure what out ? You said you built your own pc, didn`t you install windows on it ?
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26 Dec 2012   #16
frasmacon

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
Figure what out ? You said you built your own pc, didn`t you install windows on it ?
Yeah I did, I just didn't know if there was a different procedure or something to reinstall.
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