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Windows 7: Too many Partitions created on new computer

18 Jan 2012   #51

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ronecc View Post
We get our new motorhome in April, so will be travelling the UK. I will make a point of visiting.
Can't think of a better way of exploring Great Britain.

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06 Feb 2012   #52

windows 7 Home Premium 64
 
 

The outcome of the computer problem, is that the supplier has replaced it, stating that they considered the original faulty.
Thing is, that when setting up the new one, the same question box popped up asking whether I wanted to partition the hard drive. This time I left the box alone, and ended up with one 400+GB partition.
Maybe, if my friend needs another partition I will see what I can do to add one, otherwise will leave alone whilst all is working.
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06 Feb 2012   #53
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It's best to wait until the need arises before adding partitions if you have no scheme in mind.

Storage of files, backup, and perhaps User folders is best achieved on another HD anyway, so that you are backed up against primary HD failure.
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06 Feb 2012   #54

windows 7 Home Premium 64
 
 

Thanks for your reply. Yes I will leave it as is. The person using it has not had a computer before, and being in her mid 60's only really wants it because she thinks she is missing out on something. So it will be the odd email and holiday booking I should think. No need for extra partitions.
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