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Windows 7: Installing Win 7 and SSD Together

17 May 2012   #11
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

I'm sure you'll manage just fine, but we're here to help if you need us and if all goes well, we'll be delighted to hear about that as well.


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17 May 2012   #12
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bronco Leonard View Post
Thanks everyone for all the help. I think I'm ready to go. I'm going to do the rebuild tomorrow afternoon so wish me luck. If there's a problem, I'll be back!
You're welcome. Feel free to ask questions if you need any help with anything.
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18 May 2012   #13
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bronco Leonard View Post
Can I create a second partition after the fact or should I create a very small one initially and expand it later? This must be a W7 feature; I don't remember being able to do this before.


And BTW, all my data is on other drives. The C drive houses only the OS and apps.
Expanding a small second partition later will be more difficult than creating a new partition from the shrinking of C later. So I suggest to start with just 1 partition covering the full drive.
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22 May 2012   #14
Bronco Leonard

W7 Pro 32
 
 

The system is up and running with only a few (solved) minor hiccups. Thanks for all the help. This is a great forum.
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22 May 2012   #15
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

That's great news Leonard. I'm happy to hear all went well.
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22 May 2012   #16
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

Very pleased to read you've got a result.

Thanks for you kind words about WSF.
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