Advice Request One SSD on a new laptop is it ok or best not to partition it?

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ng4ever

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I plan on imaging it every day or every week. Though really don't need to image the data files.


That why I was thinking if I partition OS just to 100 GB then leave the rest for data ?


Drive/SSD is 512 GB.


No they do not have a lot of data.


My only worry is 100 GB enough for Windows 11 Home as time goes on ?
 

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It's win10, but half of 80GB.
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mlnevese

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If you are going to image it the definitely keep your data in a secondary partition for quick recovery in case you system partition gets corrupted. 100gb may be enough. If you find out later you need more, you can always resize the partition.
 

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It's win10, but half of 80GB.
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Yes of course it's your personal PC lol not work :p. he says this is for work

If you are going to image it the definitely keep your data in a secondary partition for quick recovery in case you system partition gets corrupted. 100gb may be enough. If you find out later you need more, you can always resize the partition.
Yes for example, D:\Data as 100GB, E:\Backup OS image as 150gb that would be good
 
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Alright, 150GB would be good for OS as C:\ and the rest for DATA as D:\, E:\, etc
I agree with this.

If you install a lot of software much of it often insists on being located in the main OS C:\ drive, even if you have a separate partition set aside for software. Space can be taken up very quickly because of this.
 
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