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Windows seems alittle big.

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Just installed windows on my Crucial 64gb m4. Takes up 21Gb?
Thats alittle big for windows.

Problem?
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post #2 of 5
Thats normal. Follow this guide to trim and optimize it now. http://www.overclock.net/ssd/929553-...p-secrets.html

You will be at about 50GB free after that.
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Well, in some cases they make sectors reserved for some rubbish.
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post #4 of 5
Do the tweaks mentioned above. I did them and after I went from the usable 98gb or so to 108gb open. After the initial install of windows before the rest of the drivers and features were installed it showed the partition at 119gb which is what everyone sees. Turning off system restore helps a lot.
post #5 of 5
21gb is right about what I am at after disabling file page and hibernation, so it looks like you are all good.
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