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Windows 7: Is having two primary partitions ok?

15 Oct 2013   #11
Arc

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The system reserved partition is 350 MB for windows 8, as you said earlier.

What you have to do is to delete both the system reserved and C. So there will be a free space to install windows. Now the installer will format the space and make the necessary partitions at its own, you need not to create any further partitions. Just let the installer run at its own.


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15 Oct 2013   #12
4wd

W7, W8.1
 
 

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System partition? Will 80GB be ok?
I run with 50GB, no problems here.

But with large amount of ram, hibernate & virtual memory can use quite a lot of space. If you somehow encounter a tight space situation, here's my views on controlling disk usage > Worth moving TEMP folder to HDD with OS on SSD?. I keep an eye on free space, making sure always having at least 10GB available on the system disk. Search the forum (and the w8 forum), tons of good info available regarding system disk, disk usage etc.
Good luck.
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16 Oct 2013   #13
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Why didn't you answer my queries in the other thread on this Nisha ?? pretty annoying mate.
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16 Oct 2013   #14
nishadrox

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ICit2lol View Post
Why didn't you answer my queries in the other thread on this Nisha ?? pretty annoying mate.
I did. Sorry for all the confusion and thanks everyone for your help!
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