View Full Version : [ubuntu] Dual boot - Vista partition size?

April 24th, 2008, 10:07 AM

I currently have a Gutsy/Vista dual boot set up, but with Hardy beeing jusst around the corner, I've been thinking about an upgrade, and I'm considering 64bit version.
Only thing keeping back is games, as some of the games I play doesn't have 64bit versions.
Solution? 2 installs? I could have a game partition running 32bit, and a primary running 64bit.

So now we're at the core problem. Vista insists on spending half my harddisk, even if it doesn't do anything or have anything installed.
Can I reduce this to a minimum? With a 500gb harddisk, I cannot imagine a clean Vista installation will require 250 gb, but there might be other reasons...

Hoping for an answer...

April 24th, 2008, 04:58 PM
Before you do anything defragment Vista few times.I think (because I never use it) that Vista have resize tool.But if Im wrong you can allways use Gparted live Cd (http://gparted.sourceforge.net/) to resize partition.I think you can run 32 apps in 64 bit but it is better to check it here. (http://ubuntuforums.org/forumdisplay.php?f=343)I mean ask there.