Re: Partition Swapping
"igotsaurus" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> The 1.5. tb drive is much faster at read/writes than the 600gb clunker.
> Keep Win 7 on the 1.5 tb drive and resize it to a larger partition---W7
> and Vista have the tools for this.
> If you insist on moving an OS move Vista to a partition on the 1.5 TB
> If you prefer Vista to Win 7, the more I use Win7 the more it seems like
> Vista SP3, you should see a few seconds shaved off your boot times using
> the1.5tb drive, but that's about it.
> If you keep the two OSes on separate hard drives and move the virtual
> drive to the non-OS drive for each you may actually find overall faster
> Bottom line: why do you want to do what you want to do?
I'm using Windows 7 about 95% of the time. Basically, I use Vista because
their version of Movie Maker is much better than the Windows Live version.
I do a lot of video/photo editing and encoding for friends and family. I
originally bought the 1.5TB drive for storage, but I decided to dual boot
with Windows 7 RC just for the hell of it. I liked it so much I purchased
Ultimate and upgraded the RC.
I was going to resize the 1.5 drive, but disk management won't open in
Windows 7. I get an error saying it couldn't connect to the Virtual Disk
Service, so I have to do everything through Vista. I'd like to keep both
OS's on the smaller drive and use the full 1.5TB for storage. I was also
reading something about having a problem with Windows Boot Manager if I move
both OS's to the 600GB drive.
I'm not totally computer illiterate, but when it comes to this stuff I'm
Thanks for replying.
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