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Windows 7: New HDD Setup - Formatting Questions

18 Jan 2011   #11
Rhirtix

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18 Jan 2011   #12
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18 Jan 2011   #13
Rhirtix

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Golden/Deacon - either of you there?
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18 Jan 2011   #14
Rhirtix

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Can anyone else help me with this please?
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18 Jan 2011   #15
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Don't panic. Help is here - LOL. For formatting use the free bootable CD of this program (on the left side of the webpage). Then you are independent of the OS.

Btw: Deacon is right. Raid does not buy you a lot. If you really, really want OS performance, spend $100 and get a 60GB SSD for the OS. That will make a real difference.
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18 Jan 2011   #16
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

I've never used the built-in app, but I thought you booted off the DVD and then had an option to get into restore mode and load a previously created image. If the image is on the 750 GB, I'd assume you couldn't restore it to that drive, but it should let you choose the 640 GB.
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