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Old 08-18-2004, 05:09 AM   #21 (permalink)
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yeah..good idea, I would seperate docs an games
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I have curently 3 partitions.I used Fdisk to create them. One for Windows XP. One for games and other stuff and the other for emergency use. I use Format (drive) function of the XP startup disk to format the games' partition every month and i don't have any problem at all. I would suggest Fdisk for easier partition creation.
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yes, fdisk works fine too, but DriveImage is still the best in my opinion
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I use FDISK to create the 1st partition, and then install windows. After that creat other partitions under windows operating system.
simple enough.
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yes..that's the easiest way
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Ok, just another question, should I create the separated partitions for page file and temp files? in the article I linked to in the start of the topic, it was recomended, what do you think about it?
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Old 08-18-2004, 04:03 PM   #27 (permalink)
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it's ok, but if you want to gain speed this way you need to place the TEMP files and page file on another physical drive..not on the same as Windows..else it won't help you
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I will anyway put page file and temp on the different partition with windows, I'm asking, if I should to place the virtual memory and temp on the separate partitions from each other to increase perfomace?
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ow..no, I don't think it would make any difference
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actually, if you put the page files (VM/swap files are same thing) on a different partition on the SAME physical hard drive that will DECREASE your performance, so dont do it! u want a seperate PHYSICAL hard drive to do this.
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