Just got Win 7 - Need partitioning strategy?

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See items 2,3 and 4 in the 8th post of the thread for speed improvements on the computer.

See5, 6 and the other 6 :) for time savers

Just change the C to D if Windoze defaults to C:\

The 1st time you restore a HD (Copy System Image of C to new HD, copy / paste all others from backup.

 
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partitioning helps prevent your program files and updates from getting fragmented. you want at least 2, and you can make a really huge fat16 partition on there so as to run your dos and any old windows you need... incidentally, a really huge fat16 partition is 4Gb (and you can shove it down near the bottom, cuz what kinda speed do you need to run 3.1?).
 

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