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Reformatting laptop with split drive

By terry5880
Feb 23, 2012
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  1. hi all i got split hard drive on my laptop i want to upgrade to win 7 from vista when i did it before it still has traces of vista on it should i delete on c and d drive then reformat to win7 on c drive ? please help also when going on say things like facebook or just browsing everything freezes and i cant turn off or nothing unless using power button please help thanks
     
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Yes, especially if you are upgrading from Vista, delete all existing partitions. A Vista restore partition won't help you with Windows 7 installed anyway. It just takes up valuable hard drive space
     
  3. terry5880

    terry5880 TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 321

    hi magic i deleted D drive then expanded c so its now 1 drive all seems ok thanks
     
  4. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Good work terry5880,
    I wish more people knew how to do this :)
     
  5. terry5880

    terry5880 TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 321

    i just googled how to make split drive into 1
     

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