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Windows 7: I need an advice

24 Nov 2009   #1

I need an advice

Hello all
I installed windows yesterday.
I made a 20Gb partition for windows and the rest 130GB for partition D
No I have 4~5 GBs free in C.
My question is will I have problems in the future with low disk space on C. I am not planing to install ANYTHING on C its only windows...
I want to know now because I don't have to reinstall when it's too late!

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24 Nov 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (Retail)

I think it's a bit small, probably 30 GB for C would be better.
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24 Nov 2009   #3

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE

If you don't install anything on C:, it will still grow larger because of System Restore placing data there. 20GBs is pretty small, have you considered adding another drive?
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24 Nov 2009   #4


Ahh damn
I just installed my printer and stuff...
I was fighting with the drivers too
Well at least it reinstalls pretty quickly
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24 Nov 2009   #5

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro

Reinstall now... give c: 50gb and you're good to go..
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24 Nov 2009   #6

Win7 ultimate

why not just steal 20GB from D? No need to reinstall if you do that
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24 Nov 2009   #7


HOW?! Please tell me
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24 Nov 2009   #8


Anyone? If no I am reinstalling now. I am just waiting for someone to say Yes you can steal from D or No
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24 Nov 2009   #9

Win7 ultimate

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24 Nov 2009   #10

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit

You can set Windows to use drive D for it's swap file under System Properties > Adavnced > Performance (Advanced) > Advanced > Virtual Memory.

Tell it not to use C and to use D.
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