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08-20-2008

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defective disc partion...

2008-08-20, 22:36 PM

I just read Mark's post about the way the disc is partitioned. Mine is the exact opposite of what he said.

 

I have 83.5gb available on my C drive with 105GB used and 27.1GB on my D:drive free...

 

this is a brand new device. Where should I be storing my data?

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08-04-2008

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Re: defective disc partion...

2008-08-20, 23:43 PM
If you have the 27GB D: drive, you have the new configuration to resolve the small C: issue.  You should also have 12-16GB on the hidden recovery partition.
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08-03-2008

Montréal, Canada

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Re: defective disc partion...

2008-08-20, 23:52 PM

"I have 83.5gb available on my C drive with 105GB used"

 

Hmm, 105 GB used? Is this the factory setup? If so, could you check what's using the huge amount of space?

 

Lenovo is trying out a new partition scheme due to complaints that the original C: partition is too small as most people install programs directly to the C: partition. But as I understand it, the OS should now be installed directly to the D: partition, leaving the customer to use the space on C:. So the new partition scheme does leave D: partition with less space and C: more. Not sure why yours has so much stuff occupying the space though.

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03-12-2008

Moscow, Russia

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Re: defective disc partion...

2008-08-21, 6:27 AM

Rst of space is occupied by hidden partition for recovery. I suggest it's 120 GB HDD.

Vista could be only installed so that she thinks she's on C drive. You can give it it a try: install it on disk D and , voila, after a reboot disc D is already C.

Small C drive wasn't an issue nor a problem.

People not wanting to make two-three actions - that was the thing all this was about.

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