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    Bootcamp partition size

    Hi all,

    Just going through the last few things with our bootcamp re-install on our macs over this last week, and something potentially very frustrating has come up. When initially creating the bootcamp partition I had set it to a 200gb allocation. More than needed but you never know. I've install win7pro, then smartcliented (we're on a cc4 network) to build the machine, and Windows is only recognising 15-16gb. I've installed all the latest bootcamp updates to no effect. It even does this as a standalone win7 machine having gone back and actually checked. Have I done anything wrong or is this something that's known about? I'm more than certain a 16gb partition just isn't going to cut it when the new term starts next week!

    EDIT: Having gone back and checked the partition size in OSx, still states that it's 200gb as was allocated previously. what's going on!
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    Did you use Deploy Studio to deploy the windows parition? If So you need to tick the box on the restore part of Windows where it says extend windows parition.

    Ross

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rozzer View Post
    Did you use Deploy Studio to deploy the windows parition? If So you need to tick the box on the restore part of Windows where it says extend windows parition.

    Ross
    Yes I did. Sounds like something I would miss having not imaged them in a fair while. Sending one through to DS now so i'll see if that fixes it! Thanks in advance if it does, though!

    EDIT: Yes, it works. Remarkable how something so simple can almost cause disaster. Thanks very much!
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    well imagine sending a windows image to 60 machines and then noticing a week later that you did not tick the box...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rozzer View Post
    well imagine sending a windows image to 60 machines and then noticing a week later that you did not tick the box...

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    25 was bad enough! I WILL remember this for future reference to save myself the pain of it all over again. Thanks!

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