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Windows 7: New Boot Drive. Help Confirming Boot Drive is Running Windows.

06 Dec 2012   #11
Kaktussoft

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F (system reserved on old disk) is useless now. You can delete that partition now. You can also delete partition D (old C), but only if you copied all documents you added/modified after cloning! Now old drive is totally empty. You can create a new partition and fromat it NTFS and give it a label


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06 Dec 2012   #12
Seven Years Old

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More good stuff. Set hibernation to off and trim to on.

Ok, definitely will copy the recent stuff. After that though, I should be okay to delete cloned files from the HDD, drive D?
EDIT: answered! - Thanks
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06 Dec 2012   #13
Kaktussoft

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System Protection - Turn On or Off
Enable it on C!! So do step 7 To Turn On System Protection for System Settings and Previous Versions of Files.
Any ghost drives in that list? If so select them and press configure. "turn off system protection" of ghost drives (if any).
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06 Dec 2012   #14
Seven Years Old

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Done. Thanks again!
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06 Dec 2012   #15
Kaktussoft

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Seven Years Old View Post
Done. Thanks again!
Was system protection already fine on C? Were there any ghost drives?
TRIM was on already? Hibernation is OFF?
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06 Dec 2012   #16
gregrocker

 

It is not necessary to turn off the modern Hibernation feature which is perfected in Win7.

We should not be advising wholesale to turn off Features or Services.
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06 Dec 2012   #17
Seven Years Old

Windows 7 Ultimate N
 
 

Protection was NOT fine for drive C. It was off! I turned it on.
There were no ghost drives, but protection was on for drive D, the HDD. I turned it off since I will be deleting the Windows files off this drive anyway.

TRIM was on already. I left it on.

Hibernation was also on. I turned it off.
Any additional feedback on this? If Hibernation is really taking up the size of my RAM on my SSD then I would like it off. That would be 15% of my SSD space!
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07 Dec 2012   #18
Kaktussoft

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Did you disbale defragment schedule on SSD? See #9
You can enable it on other disks
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