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Old December 18, 2007, 05:34 PM
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MY Father's Laptop had its 60GB Hard drive split in two equal partitions. This was done at the factory. Can this partition be un-done without affecting the Files? (and the current windows installation).

The 2nd partition is not used by my father, but I am wondering if the computer would STILL be sped up by removing the partition?


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Old December 18, 2007, 07:00 PM
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That 2nd partition is a recovery partition and you'll notice absolutely no differece in using it except a few extra gigs of space.
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Old December 18, 2007, 10:11 PM
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Both Partitions are about 30 gigs, but space is not the issue.

Would the Computer run AT ALL faster if the hard drive was a single partition? (Keeping in mind the 2nd partition is not intentionally used, but it may be used by the system without my knowing).

Even a small speed boost would be a nice bonus :)
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Old December 18, 2007, 10:13 PM
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Would the Computer run AT ALL faster if the hard drive was a single partition?
It wouldn't make a difference.
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Old December 18, 2007, 10:15 PM
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Dang

Oh well, IT was worth the ask. And makes less work for me


Thanks for the help guys
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Old December 18, 2007, 10:25 PM
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Only benefit would be you'd have one 60GB partition instead of two 30GB partitions.
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Old December 23, 2007, 05:57 PM
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Increasing the RAM would be the biggest speed boost.
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