Re: Keeping hard drive
I wouldn't worry too much about it. Just put everything on a single partition. Makes it easier. Parition means that you can logically assign different drive letter to your main hard drive. In a sense, it's like having multiple hard drives on a single hard drive. You can have one parition to store your multimedia files, another parition to store all your backup files, another one for you main primary boot parition, etc.
Right now, I'm running just off of a single parition. I use my external drive for all my backups anyways. Choose the reformat option.
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