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08-16-2012 06:38 PM - edited 08-16-2012 08:25 PM
I created a 150 gb partition to install Windows 8 so I could dual boot Win 7 and Win 8. When I try to install I get a message that there is not enough free space on my 'system' partition. The only thing I can think of is that it is referring to the system (reserved) 100mb partition. It only has 10 mb of free space. Obviously the partition I want to install on has plenty of space. Has anyone had this problem and gotten around it?
UPDATE: Found the problem with my 100mb reserved partition. I assigned a drive letter to it through disk management and saw a file 'test.vhd' of 55 mb. I recognized this as a virtual drive I had created and deleted a few months ago! Deleted this file and then removed the drive letter assignment, and Windows 8 installed on my partition in about 15 minutes.
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08-21-2012 10:42 AM
Glad you was able to get it installed. It always seems to be the little things that cause us the greatest problems.
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