Mikey wrote:I'm certainly no tech-head like you are, but I like the look of it. Seems a lot more streamlined for use... sort of "Mac-ized," if you will. I just hope they keep the things that Win had over Mac, such as the transparency of processes, etc.
Sonic Glitch wrote:I am actually considering trying out this preview, however I am by no means a tech-head. I am a consumer. Most of my computer troubleshooting is done through Ctrl+Alt+Delete and/or google (or asking you fine folks). Would this preview be worth it for someone who is just a consumer, and do you think it would function on a 2year old Vista machine? (I got my current machine just before Windows 7 rolled out, and AFAIK it is Windows 7 Capable)
Sonic Glitch wrote:Would you suggest backing files and things up first?
Sonic Glitch wrote:So, how do I go about creating a partition then? I think, to my understanding, I currently have two partitions, the C drive, and the D (recovery) drive. The C drive has a good amount of empty space, but I don't have any "unallocated" regions on my hard-drive with which to create a new partition. Is it possible to create a new partition out of the unused space in the C drive without reformatting and losing everything?
Captain Picard's Hair wrote:You can right-click on "C" and select "shrink volume." Tell Windows how much to shrink the partition and it will create empty space equal to the amount you've shrunk C.
Sonic Glitch wrote:Well I got it downloaded and on a partition. The only trick will be remembering how to get it to boot up when I want it to (rather than booting from Vista which is the default).
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