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Windows 7: Is it usual for C: Drive to have a section that is NTFS

20 Nov 2014   #1
Melissa

Windows 7 Home Professional 64bit
 
 
Is it usual for C: Drive to have a section that is NTFS

I recently noticed that part of my C: is NTFS and that when it crashes - it always seems to run a Check disk. I am unsure if this is usual.

I have not touched the Computer management - but thought for an explanation - I would upload a picture of my Partition Wizard as of today.

I am currently transferring everything onto this computer as my other computer Video card went and could not recover anything. Have learnt to use the cloud method. Very expensive lesson.

Also if I have too many windows open - MS Word and Google Chrome then my computer goes very unstable.

I know I ask silly questions - I apologise.




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20 Nov 2014   #2
lehnerus2000

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18 MATE, W10IP VM, W10 Home, #All 64 bit
 
 
NTFS is the standard file system

NTFS is the standard file system that Windows has used for many years.

NTFS supports enormous file sizes.
In the W8 series the maximum files size is ~256TB.

FAT is the system that preceded NTFS.

FAT32 only supports file sizes of up to ~4GB.
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20 Nov 2014   #3
LMiller7

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

Windows 7 can only be installed on an NTFS partition.
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20 Nov 2014   #4
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Why couldn`t you just replace the video card ? Or was it the motherboard video that went bad, which is a little unusual ?
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20 Nov 2014   #5
gregrocker

 

It looks correct.

Go over your install with Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7
starting with the hardware tests.
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