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Windows 7: Is it usual for C: Drive to have a section that is NTFS

19 Nov 2014   #1
Melissa

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Is it usual for C: Drive to have a section that is NTFS

I recently noticed that part of my C: is NTFS and that when it crashes - it always seems to run a Check disk. I am unsure if this is usual.

I have not touched the Computer management - but thought for an explanation - I would upload a picture of my Partition Wizard as of today.

I am currently transferring everything onto this computer as my other computer Video card went and could not recover anything. Have learnt to use the cloud method. Very expensive lesson.

Also if I have too many windows open - MS Word and Google Chrome then my computer goes very unstable.

I know I ask silly questions - I apologise.


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19 Nov 2014   #2
lehnerus2000

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM19.2 MATE, W10 Home 1703, W10 Pro 1703 VM, #All 64 bit
 
 
NTFS is the standard file system

NTFS is the standard file system that Windows has used for many years. :)

NTFS supports enormous file sizes.
In the W8 series the maximum files size is ~256TB.

FAT is the system that preceded NTFS.

FAT32 only supports file sizes of up to ~4GB.
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20 Nov 2014   #3
LMiller7

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

Windows 7 can only be installed on an NTFS partition.
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20 Nov 2014   #4
AddRAM

Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Why couldn`t you just replace the video card ? Or was it the motherboard video that went bad, which is a little unusual ?
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20 Nov 2014   #5
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

It looks correct.

Go over your install with Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7
starting with the hardware tests.
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