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Windows 7: Win 7 Pro x64 Fresh Install is 960GB?

30 May 2015   #1
DesertDrydock

Windows 7 Pro 64-bit SP1
 
 
Win 7 Pro x64 Fresh Install is 960GB?

I just reintsalled Win 7 Pro x64 on a fresh 2TB drive and it is taking up 960GB of space. What could have went wrong?


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30 May 2015   #2
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Impossible, please post a full shot of disk management.
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30 May 2015   #3
RolandJS

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

AddRAM, could part of that bigness come from the fresh install saving old Windows?

Addendum: Later, I was gently reminded that OP stated fresh install; so my Q is moot.
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30 May 2015   #4
Alejandro85

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

No way, Windows isn't that bloated
Most likely you installed on a partition with some previous data there, so you're seeing the combined fresh install plus whatever was there beforehand.
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30 May 2015   #5
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by RolandJS View Post
AddRAM, could part of that bigness come from the fresh install saving old Windows?

No, he said it`s a fresh 2 TB drive.
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30 May 2015   #6
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Alejandro85 View Post
No way, Windows isn't that bloated
Most likely you installed on a partition with some previous data there, so you're seeing the combined fresh install plus whatever was there beforehand.
Not if it`s a new 2 TB drive.

We need to see the DM shot.
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30 May 2015   #7
DesertDrydock

Windows 7 Pro 64-bit SP1
 
 

What do you mean by Disk Management shot? Just a screen capture or is there a file I need to dig up?

Edit... This is a fresh drive out of the box, sealed in its mylar jacket. It is installed as a second OS on a dual boot system Win XP Pro x64 is on the C drive another 2TB drive. The Win 7 Pro x64 is on the E drive.
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31 May 2015   #8
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Just a full screen shot of Disk Management.

Example


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31 May 2015   #9
DesertDrydock

Windows 7 Pro 64-bit SP1
 
 

Thanks, Here's a shot...


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31 May 2015   #10
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Well, there`s something else on there besides windows taking up the space.

Why is it labeled E if your booted into Windows 7, it should be labeled C and the other drives should have other letters.

Did you install 7 from within XP ?

Did you boot from the dvd ?

I would install again and delete the entire drive to unallocated space and re install 7.

You should also unplug the other 2 drives when you install 7, that way you can just hook them back up and use the 1 time boot menu key to boot into XP or W7
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