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Windows 7: Repair Install - thoughts on RAM and Recovery Partition

29 Aug 2011   #11


What do you need Intel Rapid Storage utility for?

I don't reinstall it on clean installs unless it has a driver missing in Device manager and then just provide the driver.

I would study it and see if what it provides makes it worth the trouble.

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29 Aug 2011   #12

Windows 7 Home Not So Premium 64 bit SP1

It came with the new Dells. I was going to look into disabling or deleting after this is over. Glad to hear it's not critical and since I never did anything with it I won't miss it.
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