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Windows 7: Moving Windows 7 to another partition

11 Sep 2010   #41
Microsoft MVP


Good work. Be sure to save a Win7 backup image to the data drive once you get Win7 set up as you like.

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12 Sep 2010   #42
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by magnetite View Post
Everything is almost off the 2 TB hard drive now. All I need to do is format the partition when all these files are copied over.

Don't just do a format to it, since there's nothing on the Hard Disk Drive (HDD) that you want to save, have a look at this tutorial at the link below, it over-writes every sector (all the previous Windows code) on the HDD with zeroes and that makes the best possible space.

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12 Sep 2010   #43

Windows 7 64-bit Professional SP1

Data has already been moved over. Not sure if I want to move everything again. Should be good now. Thanks.
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13 Sep 2010   #44
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

Good to see you have it sorted and thanks for the update.
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