Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Moving Windows 7 to another partition

11 Sep 2010   #41


Good work. Be sure to save a Win7 backup image to the data drive once you get Win7 set up as you like.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Sep 2010   #42
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by magnetite View Post
Everything is almost off the 2 TB hard drive now. All I need to do is format the partition when all these files are copied over.

Don't just do a format to it, since there's nothing on the Hard Disk Drive (HDD) that you want to save, have a look at this tutorial at the link below, it over-writes every sector (all the previous Windows code) on the HDD with zeroes and that makes the best possible space.

SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Sep 2010   #43

Windows 7 64-bit Professional SP1

Data has already been moved over. Not sure if I want to move everything again. Should be good now. Thanks.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

13 Sep 2010   #44
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

Good to see you have it sorted and thanks for the update.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Moving Windows 7 to another partition

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Windows 7 boots into Startup Repair after moving partition.
Hello, My Windows 7 now refuses to boot properly and now only boots into startup repair. This started happening after I shrunk and moved the /dev/sda2 partition (on my computer, the C:\ drive), so I could install Ubuntu. I did notice that Windows failed to boot but I was stupid and didn't fix as...
General Discussion
Windows 7 doesn't start after partition moving
I have a dual-boot configuration with Windows 7 and Fedora 14. I wanted to encrypt Windows partition using TrueCrypt, but it doesn't work when there is a separate "boot" partition for Windows. That's what I've done: 1) Made the "boot" partition inactive and C: active. 2) Reinstalled...
BSOD Help and Support
Moving System partition to SSD
I have a new PC (HP) that came with an OEM version of Win 7/64, I also purchased an SSD that I had planned to use for a boot disk with all libraries on a second 1TB HDD. I successfully installed Win 7 on the SSD and was happy for a bit, until I discovered some instabilities. Long story short, HP...
Installation & Setup
Help moving Windows 7 to different Partition
Hi, I have Windows 7 RTM installed. I am trying to move my Win 7 partition to a different partition. I have made an exact hard drive replica, using Acronis True Image.
Installation & Setup
Windows 7 doesn't boot after moving partition
NOTE: Basic problem (not drawn out story) at bottom. So heres my problem: I installed Win 7 on a drive a while back and earlier today I decided that I needed more hard drive space. I saw that I had 100gb of unallocated space on the drive, but it was behind my Win7 partition, making it...
Installation & Setup
Moving 2nd partition onto deleted 1st partition?
I put 7100 on a second partition on my p.c. so I could test it out since I have had to revert to 7000 paritition on this machine on all builds after 7022 due to internet loss bug. However I have solved the problem and am now ready to move the second partition over onto the first one, which I have...
Installation & Setup

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 18:37.

Twitter Facebook Google+

Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App