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Windows 7: Moving Factory Image Partition, shrinking boot disk size

07 Feb 2012   #71

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1

A HDD install is the same as an SSD install when it comes to a system reserved partition.
Unallocated disk -> 100MB system reserved created
disk with 1 primary, active -> no system reserved.

If you want a system reserved ~200MB is a better value to use. Just make 2 primary partitions. The first 200MB marked active and run the install.
Alignment is needed for the SSD but still straightforward.

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07 Feb 2012   #72
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Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by denisl View Post
OK - makes sense now. The SSD already had a partition.
I guess this thread is officially done!

Thanks again guys for all your help. My system is 1000% better than when I started this post! :)
That sounds like a success story. Good luck.
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