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by itsdigger / October 31, 2012 2:00 AM PDT

I just finished formatting my computer and when prompted I selected for Windows Vista / Windows 7 to use the whole HDD. My question is should I have should I have made a different selection as there isn't a small partition for back up or restore points, should I create the partition ? ..Digger

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Re: partitioning
by Kees_B Forum moderator / October 31, 2012 2:12 AM PDT
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It's totally your choice how to partition your disk and what to use different partitions for if you have more than one.

Windows 7 will work perfectly with only a c:-drive. And it will work just as perfectly and in just the same way with a c: and a d: on the same physical disc.


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(NT) Thank You Kees
by itsdigger / October 31, 2012 2:15 AM PDT
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About your C: and D: partitions
by mchainmchain / October 31, 2012 6:07 PM PDT
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Because they are on the same hard drive, if your drive should ever fail, both partitions can be lost. Had that happen to me a while back. Lesson learned.

Always back up what you can't lose.

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