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17 Mar 2010   #1

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Should I reinstall my windows 7 on a partition. Have have read that it increase performance. If i do would i be able to keep programs and personal info like pics and vids on the the larger partition.

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17 Mar 2010   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64


Do you mean install Windows to one partition, and install your programs and data to a separate one?

That will not improve performance any. However, it will make backing up easy in the event you need to reinstall Windows.
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17 Mar 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Service Pack 1 (Build 6.1.7601)

You can do that but theother thing you would have to watch for is if the HDD dies all the info from the backup is gone as well.
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17 Mar 2010   #4
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Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit

It would make more sense to have a second hard drive ( set up as slave) for multimedia, documents, and anything else you think is important, and reinstall Windows onto your current drive (as master).
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