Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: system optimisation: assistance with deleting vista

16 Apr 2012   #21

Windows 7 64 bit

I thought that might be the case.

Yes I browse into E and create shortcuts to E in order to run and view things.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Apr 2012   #22


If you want to do it right and end up with a clean HD for storage you'll need to delete the Vista partition. I'd organize my data and move it to Win7 partition, the 8gb Vista Recovery partition which you delete and create a New Data partition there, another HD or USB external, another computer on the network, 15gb of free storage on Skydrive with each Windows Live ID, or a partition shrunk from Vista partition to move data into, then shrink it more as Vista partition empties until all is left of Vista is the OS, then delete Vista partition.

To do this, since it involves Resizing a partition to the left, use free Partition Wizard's Resize function which is fast and efficient. Video tutorial here:
My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Apr 2012   #23

Windows 7 64 bit

hmm, I may just wait til I purchase a new HDD in a few months then clone it onto the new one.
My System SpecsSystem Spec


 system optimisation: assistance with deleting vista

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Deleting vista and keep 7
I have seen several threads about how to do this but I can't download anything to move the active as my memory is completely full. I know you have to go onto disk management but this is all I see. Can someone help (in simple English please)
Installation & Setup
SSD Optimisation - move Appdata\Local\Temp?
Hi all - just fitted a Kingston SSD and done a clean install of 7UP. In order to minimse read/writes on the drive I have moved the following to other Hdd's: Windows temp Browser caches and temps App scratchdisks and temp files Windows Pagefile (separate partition on other drive) I would...
Performance & Maintenance
deleting vista. not that easy???
hi all. im having some trouble with my current setup and getting conflicting answers from friends and professionals as to the remedy. im running vista 32bit on my master C: drive. i want to upgrade to win 7 64bit. as its not possible to upgrade 32 to 64 ive installed 7 onto my 2nd hd. this...
General Discussion
windows 7 networking with Vista (need assistance)
Windows 7 desktop (computer A) *Home Premium Vista desktop (computer B) Need step by step outlined / understanding how to get windows 7 to not only see but connect to Vista desktop. note1: both computers are on same workgroup (MSHOME). note2: attempted from either station to connect A ->...
Network & Sharing
Deleting unwanted Vista files from non-system disk
I have a new system where I installed Windows 7 on a SSD drive and am using the HDD that came with the system as a user data drive. I want to delete Vista /Windows, /Program Files, etc, but when I try to delete them, I'm told that I need permission from "TrustedInstaller". Without reformatting...
General Discussion

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 20:39.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App