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Windows 7: creating partiton for w7 install help

01 Jul 2009   #11
misterck

Dual Boot : Windows 7 7264 X64/Windows Vista Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Orbital Shark View Post
You will need to defrag your drive

You will find that there are so many fragments taking up space all over your hard drive that you will get small shrinkage. I've done this on a Vista lappy i fixed & almost doubled the space available to shrink.

Hope this helps




Jeff
trying that just now,i should have thought of that,would make sense that is possibly why im getting small shrink lol.


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01 Jul 2009   #12
misterck

Dual Boot : Windows 7 7264 X64/Windows Vista Ultimate
 
 

ok got my hdd partitioned into 2 equal parts with vista ultimate x64 on 1 and w7 7264 x64 on the other,had to go the old fashioned long route and do 2 clean installs but got it done lol.
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