The strategies and opinions about dividing a hard drive into multiple partitions are almost as old as the PC itself.
PC technology has changed radically in the past few years, but there are still good reasons to divide up drives into separate compartments — as the following post makes clear.
- Reprising the question of partitioning Win7
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Lounge member peterg has an old and still-complex question: What’s the current thinking on disk partitioning in this age of Win7, cloud computing, virtual drives? Peterg wanted lots of opinions, and he got his wish. More»
- Installing two versions of PowerPoint
Leon Foot had an unusual request: He’s teaching beginning PowerPoint and wants to have versions 2003 and 2007 installed on his notebook at the same time. Helpful answers from other Loungers include creating a virtual PC and tweaking the Windows registry. More»
- Wireless router causing crashes
Melanie Herron thinks her new Belkin wireless router is causing her computer to crash and asks for help with a STOP error. Josh B has provided the steps Melanie needs to do a Windows memory dump, which Josh might be able to use for advanced troubleshooting. More»
Lounger Jim Moelk is having difficulty with Microsoft patch KB979683. Paid subscribers to Windows Secrets can find the answer to this and other patch problems in the twice-monthly Patch Watch column.
- Problem with security update for Windows XP
- Outlook 2007 Advanced Find printing problem
- VBA newbie asks a broad question
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The Lounge Life column is a digest of the best of the WS Lounge discussion board. Tracey Capen is technical editor of WindowsSecrets.com.