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Windows 7: Which configuration to Choose when clean installing Windows 7

13 Jun 2013   #11
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
With a 450 GB drive I would have made the OS partition at least 100 GBs.

If you make a partition for windows, then no, you will not get the 100 MB partition. A waste of a primary partition in my opinion.

Windows built in imaging works just fine.

Yes, install your programs on C.

What do you mean by this? A waste of a primary partition? (the 100GB or 100MB)?


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16 Jun 2013   #12
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

The 100 MB partition.

You`re going to use the 100 GB Primary partition to install windows on.

Make 2 primary partitions, 150 GBs for Windows and a 300 GB for your data and disk images.

You could even break the 300 GB partition in half if you really wanted to.

So you`d end up with 3 150 GB primary partitions.
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17 Jun 2013   #13
gregrocker

 

What is it you'd like to accomplish with your partitioning? Do you want to keep your files on C, or on another data partition - which allows C to be more compact for backup imaging?

In any case the partitions can be created easily during install after deleting all using the drive options in Step 7 of Clean Install Windows 7.
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