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Windows 7: What are the Benefits/Drawbacks to Using Multiple Partitions?

23 Feb 2014   #11
Robbie P

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Thanks for Responding

Your info helped me understand.

Robbie

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by lehnerus2000 View Post
I have a stack of partitions (C:\ - K:\).

It makes:
  • Backing up the OS partition quicker.
  • Defragging the OS partition quicker (if you use a HDD, don't defrag an SSD)
OTOH, as LMiller7 pointed out, you run the risk of underestimating the size required for a given partition.



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