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Windows 7: Complete newbie question

26 Aug 2010   #31
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello kah22, welcome to Seven Forums!



The program listed in the tutorial at the link below will do exactly what you need, just follow the excellent directions given by gregrocker in the quote below.

Partition Wizard : Use the Bootable CD



Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
If you don't want to move your data off D.

Boot PW CD, selecvt 1 for screen res, rightclick on D, select Resize, grab left grey border and slide it to right to make enough room to expand your C Win7 partition to where you want it, click OK.

Now rightclick on C, select Resize, grab right grey border to slide it all the way to right up to the new left border you made for D, OK, Apply all steps.



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26 Aug 2010   #32
kah22

windows 7 home
 
 

Thanks Bare Foot Kid for the welcome and answer.

Before going messing abut with my computer, I'm wondering if the spare 34 GB of spare disk space is sufficient for today's programs. If I thought it was then I'd leave well enough alone.

As a matter of information it will be a pure business/home office machine - no games.

Kevin
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26 Aug 2010   #33
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kah22 View Post
Thanks Bare Foot Kid for the welcome and answer.

Before going messing abut with my computer, I'm wondering if the spare 34 GB of spare disk space is sufficient for today's programs. If I thought it was then I'd leave well enough alone.

As a matter of information it will be a pure business/home office machine - no games.

Kevin


Hello again.



During installation you could point the programs/apps to the "data" partition instead of letting them install to their default location, just create a separate folder for each, where they can install to so that they have a defined boundary and so you'll know what's what. I have almost nothing installed to my C: as I too am limited in usable space because of an SSD that I have as my boot drive.
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