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pfrad

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Im installing a 250 Gig HD, I will then put XP home on it , and clean the old HD out after that, question is should I Partition this new hard drive, and if so what sizes are recommended for C drive extc. haven"t partitioned before is it really worth it?

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Adrenalin

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Hi pfrad,

I have become a regular of partitioning my hard drives, what I do is givew windows a 20GB partition, to install Office, all the service packs etc and then i leave the rest for music and games etc etc...

Another good reason I do this is because when I get malware, I can easily identify what it is in my program files/windows directory.

Just my opinion...
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Create one 20-30gb for os and some apps and another one for data. And if you would reinstall os - all data would be in safe.
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Thanks for the info, now would I install OS first then use partition magic afterward, ?
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You can do it that way, or while installing and setting up the initial partition. You can also do it thru computer management in administartive tools.
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