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Windows 7: How much diskspace for windows partition???

15 Dec 2010   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by blackdot View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lordbob75 View Post
When you install software, it defaults to the C: drive (where the OS is).

In my case, I have a 60GB SSD and am limited on space, so I install to my E: drive, which is a much larger HDD. You can change this (filepath) when you install anything.

I do this. I even changed the default-install-path in the registry, as sometimes programs dont ask where they are wanted to be installed.
They will always ask, you just have to choose custom/advanced.
I have yet to come across one that doesn't.


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15 Dec 2010   #12

desktop: win7 professional x86, laptop: win7 prof. x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lordbob75 View Post
They will always ask, you just have to choose custom/advanced.
I have yet to come across one that doesn't.

I know that i have to choose custom/advanced and I experienced VERY few programs who didnt ask.
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15 Dec 2010   #13

Vista Ultimate 32 bit, Win 7 Pro 32 bit, Win 7 Pro 64 bit

Check my specs thats the way I do it, no problems with space.

2X1 Ter =4x 500 gig

Separate systems on 3, other one for applications used by all 3 systems
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15 Dec 2010   #14

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

My HDD is 500GB and 80GB of that is my Windows Partition and Program Files. Other partition is for games and movies etc

If you have a big enough drive you can use Windows disk manager and transfer some of the free space from your other partition, I recommend and extra 30gigs if you can.
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 How much diskspace for windows partition???

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