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Problem with prvious Vista install

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    Problem with prvious Vista install


    Have installed 8 Pro thinking it would overwrite the original Vista but it remains the C: partition.

    What can I do to get rid of the Vista or at least reduce the partition to a minimum please.

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    Welcome to EightForums.

    Try deleting Windows .old.
    Windows.old Folder - Delete in Windows 8
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    Quote Originally Posted by theog View Post
    Welcome to EightForums.

    Try deleting Windows .old.
    Windows.old Folder - Delete in Windows 8
    Ok theog trouble is mate the Vista is the C: partition and the 8 has installed on a partition between the recovery and C: partitions.

    I am not real sure of what to do as I did try to format the C: but it told me that it was in use.
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    No I put in disk and 8 loaded and is working well problem is when I open Partition Wizard it shows all three partitions .

    Recovery is 9.4GB / system (8) 52.6GB / C: Vista 49.8GB
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    Will try mate (ICit2) as we are messaging form a Steve's desktop at the moment.

    John
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