[LUNI] Off topic - Windows 7 partitioning
me at heyjay.com
Sat Nov 27 08:26:41 CST 2010
On Fri, Nov 26, 2010 at 10:12 PM, John Bundy <jbundy at ieee.org> wrote:
> I think keeping one drive (C) for everything avoids problems about
> predicting how much room you would need in each of two partitions. In my
> google search I see a lot of people underestimated the C (OS drive). See:
> You should also think about your backup strategy as having your data on D
> drive might simplify this. I have worked at two major companies where they
> had Programs and OS on C drive and user docs on D drive. In the far past
> limitations of FAT32 were an issue on max partition size, but with NTFS and
> later there should be no issue.
Backups and reinstalls were my primary reason for thinking I should break OS
and Data into two partitions. But the more I google the more it seems hard
to accomplish the reinstalls.
M$ install doesn't give the option to stick /user on a different partition.
As a result you need to jump through hoops to move it later.
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