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samsung R530 notebook

I have bought a new laptop on windows 7 and setting it up it says the disk is divided into 2 partitions c drive and d drive and i have to decide on what sizes i want to set the partition and i dont have a clue??!!
Anyone know what is hould do?

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I don't have a clue either.

This sounds strange to must be some thing new with windows7? If the harddrive have already partitioned and format into C: and D: then everything has been done.

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Didn't the laptop come with a user manual?

usually they do and in the first few pages you get guidance with whiuch you can make informed choices (it might say that the second partition will be for a recovery partition).

You haven't told us how big the hard drive is, but a safe rule of thumb would be that if the C: partition is 2/3 to 4/3 of the drive's capacity and the remainder is the D: partition both partitions shgould have adequate space.

Were I you, I would definitely read that User Manual and if I couldn't find it and really needed more help I would do as that note in red text just above the submit button when you create a thread or respond in one requests:
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If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

That would mean the FULL model number such as NP-R530 or R530-11 or NP-R530CE

This page might help -

I found nothing about having to partition the drive in the manual available there but that might be because it wasn't quite the right model.

What did the people at the shop you bought it from have to say?

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I only saw this unit in passing.

It booted up and just worked. No one seems to think you need to change the partition sizes.

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