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Hard disk partitioning in Windows 7 Home Basic

by arshadkdl / October 31, 2012 3:53 AM PDT

Dear friends, b4 two days i purchased a Sony E series core i5 Laptop with 500GB HDD Space & Original windows 7 Home basic. I wantd 4 partitions , but they said only two partions can be done in Sony laptops Sad then they divided the HDD in to two drives. Nw C drive shows 254GB & D drive shows 195 GB space respectively. bt my system seems slow nw. Can i divide my C drive in to two drives with 125 GB space each without losing my OS & installed softwares??Before dividing do i need to take a backup of C drive?? how can i split ma existing C drive in to two drives ?? How can i take backup?? Pls Help...

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pls help me
by arshadkdl / October 31, 2012 3:58 AM PDT

pls help me brothers ....

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Frankly? No. Use it as-is.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 31, 2012 4:08 AM PDT

And again, no, it's not the cause of the speed issue.

About backup. Why not? Since tinkering with partitions is well known to fail, wouldn't you want to have a backup to restore from?

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big space of C drive
by arshadkdl / October 31, 2012 4:15 AM PDT

big space of C drive never affect the speed of the system ???

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Some will debate it.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 31, 2012 4:19 AM PDT
In reply to: big space of C drive
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