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Windows 7: Help with installing Win 7 to blank DVD

05 Jul 2009   #21

Windows 7 64bit build 7600

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
Yes, when a restore pt is made a shadow copy is created.

You can control the amount of space used for Shadow storage - reduce it now if you want - the older pts will be deleted if they fall outside the space you have allocated.

Not sure why you want to reinstall.
Not sure if I understand what you said there..

But I reinstalled Win 7 because I had 2 copies of it on my hdd. So..I wanted a fresh install.

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05 Jul 2009   #22

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Vista x64 / 7 X64

Now I don't follow.

1. You asked what shadow copies are.

2. I posted an explanation and links

3. You asked this:

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ztmike View Post

But would that still apply if I deleted the partition of the HDD and started fresh?
4. I said yes - meaning the o/s will make restore pts even if it is a new install - why wouldn't it ? ( unless you turn that feature off ).

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