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Convert pre-existing Win 8.1 Update 1 system to WIMBoot

WIMBoot Drive Compression Doublespace Low Disk Space Windows 8.1 Update ZIPmagic 12.2

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Hello Everyone...


Most of us are always worrying about the Low Disk Space problem within Windows Installation Drive (C drive) of our PC/Tablet/Laptop. All of us who can't afford greater storage within C: drive install only limited and lightweight third party software. Sometimes we stuck in big trouble whenever free space reached to 50-150 MB. And we don't want to re-format C: drive at that time. Don't worry guys.....


Microsoft introduces 'WIMBoot' features in 'Win 8.1 U1' in order to keep size of C: drive smaller. But it  require fresh Windows Installation within from PE Environment. So in real sense WIMBoot doesn't help for those guys who have left only50-150 MB free space in their C: drives. Don't worry guys once again.....


Actually I was also facing low free space problem till now. But now low free space is not a big problem. All thanks to Simon King for creating magical tool ZIPmagic 12.2 (DoubleSpace, DriveSpace, Stacker)Simon King have built truly one-click software which converts any pre-existing Windows 8.1 Update 1 system to WIMBoot. This tool is called DoubleSpace and is available from http://www.zipmagic.co/doublespace.html ZIPmagic DoubleSpace uses WIMBoot technology to safely double storage on your boot disk. 


You will not need external storage, a Windows PE environment, manually created images - or anything of the sort - to use DoubleSpace. DoubleSpace runs in one-click, and all you need to choose is compression strength - 4 are available, between MaxSpeed - MaxSpace.
You can even re-compress a disk that has been previously compressed.
I trust you will enjoy using the tool as much as I enjoyed it. Try it..........It works just like magic !


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Could it live on a non SSD, and boot from an ordinary BIOS ?

Edited by moataz, Today, 07:21 AM.




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@devdevadev: Thank you for the head's up.

@moataz: Yes - to both. Here's a short list of things you can only do with DoubleSpace:


32 bit OS support (in addition to 64 bit)

BIOS support (in addition to [U]EFI)

HDD support (in addition to SSD)

3 higher grades of compression

Convert existing disk with almost 0 free space

Compress files in addition to Windows OS files

Recompress an existing disk

Compress a disk without requiring external storage

Does not require ADK installation (3GB+ download)

Does not require Windows PE USB

True one-click operation

Use all CPU cores for quickest compression

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