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hmmm I ran through most of it last day and I still had about 29GB being used. I don't think I noticed a difference at all in terms of a decrease in my windows 7 size.

What parts in particular would reduce size?

Turn off hibernation file and shrink your pagefile to 1GB.

Run CCleaner as well.
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Turn off hibernation file and shrink your pagefile to 1GB.
Run CCleaner as well.

hmm I'll double check it, but I am sure I already turned off hibernation file.

But I'll double check it.
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Can anyone with an Asrock extreme7 gen3 mobo or something similar walk me through some of this? I'm completely clueless on UEFI and a lot of this stuff :[
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is pagefile really needed? i have 8gb ram so i just turned it off
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Can anyone with an Asrock extreme7 gen3 mobo or something similar walk me through some of this? I'm completely clueless on UEFI and a lot of this stuff :[

LOL. Just use teh MBR guide and boot of the disc or USB like normal.
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is pagefile really needed? i have 8gb ram so i just turned it off

I do a ton of multitasking and notice my system is "smoother" with a 1GB pagefile.
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I just wanted to let people know some of the issues I ran into.

Basically I wasn't able to get the drive to show up as a UEFI drive. This was because the EFI boot file was missing from the EFI folder on the windows 7 disk. I know others were having this issue so I figured I would pass it along. If its not showing up a UEFI drive, be sure to check the files on the disk.
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Can anyone with an Asrock extreme7 gen3 mobo or something similar walk me through some of this? I'm completely clueless on UEFI and a lot of this stuff :[

For ASRock set UEFI DVD drive at first in boot order.
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Hey Sean.....what's the good word? I ran across the article below and thought that it might be a good reference piece for your thread for those that were wondering. I know it's from Tom's Hardware....bla bla bla, but good information none-the-less.

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/ssd-ntfs-compression,3073.html
   
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Originally Posted by Sean Webster View Post

LOL. Just use teh MBR guide and boot of the disc or USB like normal.
I do a ton of multitasking and notice my system is "smoother" with a 1GB pagefile.

Is 1GB the general consensus of the necessary size for pagefile?
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Hey Sean.....what's the good word? I ran across the article below and thought that it might be a good reference piece for your thread for those that were wondering. I know it's from Tom's Hardware....bla bla bla, but good information none-the-less.

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/ssd-ntfs-compression,3073.html

Ah yea, I forgot about that, thanks. thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by Sean Webster View Post

LOL. Just use teh MBR guide and boot of the disc or USB like normal.
I do a ton of multitasking and notice my system is "smoother" with a 1GB pagefile.

Is 1GB the general consensus of the necessary size for pagefile?

Pretty much lol

The minimum 400MB works good too.
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