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When I used to install 98/XP on a system I would create a primary partition and then allocate the rest to extended and fill that with logical partitions. Can I do the same in the windows 7 installer?

Also, will having more than one primary partition on a hard disk and installing windows 7 on one cause any problems?

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Windows has a very good set of defaults for partitions, just let it handle it itself. When you install windows just choose the un-partitioned drive (or delete your existing partition and then choose new new empty drive if you want to do a full clean wipe) and it will do all the work for you.

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