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Windows 7: partitioning the c drive


09 Jul 2010   #11
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

If you make an image now, it should work. I see no reason why not. Just don't put it on the same physical disk as the OS for the reasons explained above.

PS: I would rename the partition D, E or F because B is traditionally reserved for the floppy drives.


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09 Jul 2010   #12
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
If you make an image now, it should work. I see no reason why not. Just don't put it on the same physical disk as the OS for the reasons explained above.

PS: I would rename the partition D, E or F because B is traditionally reserved for the floppy drives.

i cant use them drive letters they are in use windows gave me the choice of b i have no floppy drive. i have a image on a external drive
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09 Jul 2010   #13
Arc

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Just one thing .... though not so much important . It is better to make the Data drive logical (not primary).
You can use Partition Wizard Bootable CD to manage your partitions easily .
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09 Jul 2010   #14
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Arc View Post
Just one thing .... though not so much important . It is better to make the Data drive logical (not primary).
You can use Partition Wizard Bootable CD to manage your partitions easily .
how do i make it logical?
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09 Jul 2010   #15
Arc

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Download Partition Wizard Bootable CD , burn it in a cd. Boot from the cd. It will display all your partitions. Right click on Data partition, and "Set partition as logical" . ( the initial steps are displayed in the webpage link , at the last picture, you are to right click on the data partition )
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09 Jul 2010   #16
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

Seagate® DiscWizard® version 11.0 (build 8,326) just found this on softpedia as well

http://www.seagate.com/support/discw...rdSetup.en.exe
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