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Originally Posted by TrueNoob;13912248 
very well, how would i go about ghosting the hard drive over. how would i go about extending my partition for windows?

Carbon Copy or Super Duper are great for cloning, and you can use disk utility to live partition the Mac OS Extended (Journaled) format. Be advised though, I don't believe NTFS will allow you to live partition it, I know for a fact it can't be done in OSX. If it *is* possible, you'd do that from the Windows side.
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Hmm, i tried ghosting from windows side, doesnt let me. I dont know... i somehow just need more parition space for the windows OS.


I have another question, how could i set up an SSD drive to benefit me? people just use ssd drives to boot from? i dont get it. cause i know 64gb is not enough...
    
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