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Hi guys. I have just put together my new system with a 32GB Corsiar Nova SSD(all I could afford last minute purchase). Ok here is the problem. I did not ahve faith in my ability to do the SSD guide with Secondary HDD. So I just started the install of my Win7 upgrade doing the double install method. After the first install everything was fine. But on the 2nd install windows tells me I dont have enough sapce to do the install(I guess due to it backing up the first go around). Ok so I clone it over to my 1 TB and finish the upgrade to get windows going at this point. What I am wondering is there anything I can trim off the windows to reduce the size of it before I clone it back over to my SSD. I am not really sure what I need and what I dont on the boot drive as this is all I rreally wanted out of SSD anyway. Thanks for any advice in advance. I really appreaciate all the advice I have gotten from everyone on this fourm since I have joined.
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I want to help you,But I don't know the answer.
This is what I did,A complete reformat of my new SSD,I installed all the drivers and Windows 7 stuff(Updates...),Then created another Program Files 2,Program Files (x86) 2 and put then on my Storage HDD.
Then put all my other games & software there.
If you use Steam,Go ahead and install & install your Steam games on SSD,The use this to move Steam:Steam Mover;http://www.traynier.com/software/steammover
And I used this SSD Optimizing Guide:http://thessdreview.com/optimization...ation-guide-2/
And your done.
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There are honestly not many things you can remove that would actually save a significant amount of space.
    
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