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Partition size for Windows 7 dual boot?

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30 at least
 

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Anyway here are my impressions after an hour on Win 7...

I didn't even try gaming - spearman914 you HAVE TO reinstall games again to get them to work unlike you said! :(

It's like Windows98 with some toned-down Vista eye-candy while attempting to maintain the functions and performance of XP - honestly weren't it for a couple of Vista touches this OS reminds me more of Win 95 and 98 than it does of XP.... And that'd a sour price to pay for less RAM usage......

I just think this OS is aimed for people who have a low end computer and can't get Vista to run properly. It's aimed for businesses who don't feel the need to upgrade their OS because their current software works just fine..
Sure I'm a gamer and I'm addicted to benchmarking, but I certainly would never give up Vista for this OS just to give me 3-5 fps more in today's games as I saw in certain reviews.

In my opinion anyone who has got 4GB RAM or over should stick with Vista. Prolly even those who got 3GB ram should do so. Win7 just not worth the trouble.

Edit:
I downloaded the latest gpu drivers and my IE page keeps flashing... :(
And here's what I got when I tried to install drivers for my X-fi sound card --


(Not even the insert picture command works properly, I get multiple
 
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lol...this is crazy. I have ~1.5gb left on my partition and i only installed windows 7. What is with this 20gb shit? :/ Windows 7 64 bit... Hmm..
 

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Anyway here are my impressions after an hour on Win 7...

I didn't even try gaming - spearman914 you HAVE TO reinstall games again to get them to work unlike you said! :(

It's like Windows98 with some toned-down Vista eye-candy while attempting to maintain the functions and performance of XP - honestly weren't it for a couple of Vista touches this OS reminds me more of Win 95 and 98 than it does of XP.... And that'd a sour price to pay for less RAM usage......

I just think this OS is aimed for people who have a low end computer and can't get Vista to run properly. It's aimed for businesses who don't feel the need to upgrade their OS because their current software works just fine..
Sure I'm a gamer and I'm addicted to benchmarking, but I certainly would never give up Vista for this OS just to give me 3-5 fps more in today's games as I saw in certain reviews.

In my opinion anyone who has got 4GB RAM or over should stick with Vista. Prolly even those who got 3GB ram should do so. Win7 just not worth the trouble.

Edit:
I downloaded the latest gpu drivers and my IE page keeps flashing... :(
And here's what I got when I tried to install drivers for my X-fi sound card --


(Not even the insert picture command works properly, I get multiple commands and have to edit them out).[/QUOTE]

Install winrar and unzip the exe. Then install the card with device manager:toast:
 
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