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Windows 7: Format NTFS 500 Gb drive to FAT?

09 May 2015   #11
oldyeller38

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C, D & E is the 1 Tb primary Hdd; G is an external drive.




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09 May 2015   #12
ignatzatsonic

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What's on E?

What's on C other than Windows and apps?

A Macrium image of C and System Reserved should be roughly 230 to 250 GB.

A Macrium image of C, E, and System Reserved should be roughly 350 GB.

On the other hand, a Macrium image of Windows, applications, and System Reserved might take up as little as 30 or 40 GB. We don't know because we don't know how much of C is NOT Windows and apps.

Why do you need to include E in the image?

I think Paragon imaging (maybe Aomei also?) will allow you to EXCLUDE certain folders from your image. Sound like it might be useful to you if you can't or won't put personal data on its own partition.
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09 May 2015   #13
AddRAM

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That is not a shot of Disk Management, and why does the System Reserved partition have a drive letter ?

It should not have one.

You really need to reduce the size of C, get that stuff off there, store it on E and your empty G drive.

There is wayyyyyyyy to much on C.

You should consider re installing windows on a new ssd

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