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Windows 7: optimal partition win 7 pro

12 Feb 2010   #1

Vista 32bit
optimal partition win 7 pro

Originally I was planning to install OS +Programs in one partition and personal data in the second . I am now wondering whether it make any sense at all to install the OS in one partition , programs in second and personal data in a third ? Will this slow down the computer or make the disk work harder ? tks

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12 Feb 2010   #2
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Programs should be on same partition for several reasons.

Data can safely (and wisely) be placed on a separate partition.

User Folders - Change Default Location
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12 Feb 2010   #3

Vista 32bit

No problem I know how to do it. Just wondering why the Programs and OS need to be in same partition.
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