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Seperating the Boot/System drives

By kcav ·
Since NTFS does not allow the System drive to be extended maybe I should use a separate drive for the operating system to Boot from. Are there drawbacks in doing this?

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by CG IT In reply to Seperating the Boot/Syst ...

drawbacks? not that I could find unless one didn't make the system drive large enough. If anything, seperating the O/S from programs is a prudent practice. Others here might have run across problems with installed programs on other partitions, like Office, that I've not seen when having to reinstall the O/S.

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how small is small? changing cluster size meaning? going from FAT 32 to NTFS? what O/S? if your using W2K XP you can run convert from the command line to convert to NTFS but with W9X/ME your stuck with FAT 32.

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by kcav In reply to Seperating the Boot/Syst ...

When you have a small drive, what cluster size do you use?

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by kcav In reply to Seperating the Boot/Syst ...

How to change the cluster size?

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by kcav In reply to Seperating the Boot/Syst ...

How do you change the default cluster size using NTFS?

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by kcav In reply to Seperating the Boot/Syst ...

If I format a drive using FAT32 will there be more usable space than if I formated the same drive with NTFS?

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