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Hey OC,

How many partitions do Asus laptops usually have when on the first boot up? I'm asking this because I accidentally deleted the wireless connection driver and had to use the recovery partition right off the bat.............

And it gave me three options and I chose the third option which was 2 partitions so I chose that one. Did I make a mistake and should I have chosen 1 partition? I just want to know how many partitions the Asus laptops come with brand new.
post #2 of 11
My Asus ROG Gaming laptop came with 4 partitions (2 750GB HDD's with 2 partitions on each) why they did it that way I have no Idea but the first thing I did was delete the partition of the second drive so it would be the whole 750GB ( for my steam account).
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Multiple partitions on a laptop are dumb. Just delete it so you only have the one for windows and game installs and stuff.
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My ASUS netbook came with 2.
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My G53JW came with two
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Mine just came with 2 hard drives all non partitioned. 500gb on each hdd.
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If you'll get a laptop, it's always good to do clean install before using it. get rid of all bloatwares. that's what I always do with my laptop and my family's laptop and only install the necessary ones..
   
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Originally Posted by adamski07 View Post

If you'll get a laptop, it's always good to do clean install before using it. get rid of all bloatwares. that's what I always do with my laptop and my family's laptop and only install the necessary ones..

Is there a way to do that without buying a copy of Windows? Like using the OEM Key?
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post #9 of 11
All of my Asus laptops (4 to date) have come with 2 partitions. However, I wipe the drive and do a fresh Windows install, then install the latest drivers from the Asus website. There was no need to reinstall from the recovery partition.
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Mine came with 2.
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