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02 Apr 2010   #1

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installing Windows 7

hey guyz.. i've recently upgraded into windows 7 and its im first time to upgrade.. after upgrading can you tell me how to create partitions for my sustem and my back up drives? and is Windows 7 drivers enough to install to make the job done? or do i need to install all my ather drivers such as mother board etc? thanks guyz

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02 Apr 2010   #2

Windows 7 x64

You can create partitions using Disk Management. It can be found in the Admin tools section, or type diskmgmt.msc in the Start Menu search box. Remember 4 primary partitions or 3 primary partitions and an extended partition for logical drives is the limit.

Windows Backup and Restore will create an image you can restore if your hard drive crashes. It will overwrite older backup images if placed on the same drive. I do not think it will allow you to backup to the same drive as the image is being made from, so an external is a good way, or if you have a second internal drive.

As far as other drivers, some folks say the Windows drivers are enough, but I usually install specific ones if they are for Windows 7. Most importantly is to check the device manager and make sure you are not showing any devices that are not recognized. To start Device Manager, type devmgmt.msc in the search box, or go to computer properties, or Admin tools.
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02 Apr 2010   #3

Vista Ult 64 bit Seven Ult RTM x64

Hello belmonapao7,

Welcome to Seven Forums.

Kinda depends on what it is you want to do. This will work for certain things: Partition or Volume - Shrink

Otherwise, you need to use third party software. I see 4 apps here one of which should do the job. FREE Great Programs for Windows 7
I like Paragon myself but the others work well or wouldn't be there.

There a several tutorials dealing with partions/partioning here:

Hope this helps.

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