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Q: Remount Drive partitions

I installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 7 and unmounted a drive in the partition manager there and when i restarted my PC i am only able to access my recovery partition only on which my PC boots nd only cmd is available...

I used A few commands in cmd abit 'mountvol' nd it is displaying 3 of my volumes.

Any help please? I dont want to loose my data at any cost... =(

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A: Remount Drive partitions

Hello Gravity14, welcome to Seven Forums!


The method outlined in this tutorial at the link below shows how to copy-out the data you need to save to external media.


How to Copy & Paste in Recovery Console on Windows 7 or Vista

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I recently tried to convert one of my hard drives from a FAT32 to a NTFS drive. during this process, CONVERT said it needed to unmount the drive, and i said yes. however, the process never finished because it said it was to fragmented. when i went to defragment it, it said the file path specified (e: ) was invalid... how do i get this drive remounted without having to completely reformat it?
thanks.

EDIT: still dont know what happened. ended up have to use a file recovery program to get most of my files back. still would like to know what i did wrong/how to fix it.

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Quote: Originally Posted by AOTA



EDIT: still dont know what happened. ended up have to use a file recovery program to get most of my files back. still would like to know what i did wrong/how to fix it.


Did u ever get this problem fix? Does it still show up as unmounted? Sorry i am asking this because the post is like two months old or so....

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Brand new Aspire ATC-780 AMZi5 has a noisy (grinding) hard drive.Looking inside the case, the 2TB Hard Drive is mounted vertically (on its side). Do you think the vertical mount of the drive is inducing the noise? Does anyone have experience remounting a Hard Drive horizontally (large surface parallel to the ground)? I am concerned about eventual failure. A SSD will be installed soon and the OS moved onto it. However, I still want a large amount of storage in a secondary drive. All suggestions welcomed

A:TC-780 Noisy 2 TB Hard Drive; remount options soug...

if an HDD is noisy, it will always be, despite the mounting side. have an HDD tune (not PRO) application check about HDD health status.http://www.hdtune.com/download.html

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Can one disk drive have MBR partitions followed by GPT partitions ? Or of the reverse order?
the illustration (kind of mini tool partition layout) :
Disk 1:

Volume   drive    Partition    Part. style   Status
             letter 
1                            primary      MBR          system active
2           C                primary     MBR          boot
3           D                primary      MBR        none
4           E                 primary     MBR         none
5            J                primary      GPT         none
6            K                 primary     GPT        none
7            L      ...                  &n... Read more

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greetings experts,

i have a failed linux installation on this machine, which i will be giving away, and i would like to remount the linux partitioned spaces onto my drive.

i cant use the win98 boot disk (what i originally used) since this machine has no floppy drive anymore.

what program would you recommend and how should i go about doing it?

thanks in advance,

-hc
 

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Can one disk drive have mbr partitions followed by GPT partitions ?
for illustration (kind of using mini tool partition) :
Disk 1:

Volume   drive    Partition    Part. style   Status
             letter 
1                            primary      MBR          system active
2           C                primary     MBR          boot
3           D                primary      MBR        none
4           E                 primary     MBR         none
5            J                primary      GPT         none
6            K                 primary     GPT        none
7            L      ...
8            M     ...
9  ...
10 ... ... Read more

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I have a Dell Studio Laptop 1558 running Windows 7 Home Premium (64 bit)
Note that this only happens intermittently- there does not appear to be much of a pattern...

At first there only seemed to be a problem with the two usb ports on the left side of my laptop, where I plugged in my mouse. Sometimes it would spontaneously fail, then after a few seconds it would be detected again. Other times it would be detected again almost instantaneously.

(And yes, I did try switching mouses, and trying the mouse on a different computer).

As of late, however, the usb port on the other side of the laptop (on the right, near the power button) is starting to show similar behavior.

I tried downloading drivers from dell's website but that didn't seem to help... I'm really at a loss here... any ideas?
 

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hi,

I have Alcohol 120% program, but I have a very annoying problem with it:

In the options dialog box, in the Virtual drive section, you can choose to have your mounted image to be remounted upon system reboot.
However my program fails to do that every time. Sometimes it does remount the images previously mounted, but most of the times when i reboot, the image is unmounted.
I found this problem in a forum on Alcohol website, and it offered a file, named SPTDinst.exe that updates the current SPTD (SCSI Pass Through Direct ) on the computer. apparently an access layer, not that I understand much of it!

but the problem still persists and installing the file didn't make any difference. Does anyone have any idea as to fixing this issue?

Thanks a lot in advance
 

A:Solved: Alcohol 120% doesnt remount upon reboot

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Hey. I am installing windows 10 pro right now. for two days actually. First time I was setting it up, I ran into the "language Select Loop". And because I did not create a user yet, I could do nothing. Not even acess safe mode(defaultuser0). I made a Win10 pro ISO and booted a flash. at first my pc couldnt see the flash. but after I booted it again with different settings, It worked.

But now I am in Windows setup and it asks me where do I want to install windows. I cannot instal it on none of the listed drives. It says:

"WINDOWS CANNOT BE INSTALLED ON THIS DISK. THE SELECTED DISK IS OF THE GPT PARTITION STYLE."
How do I change the style if I cant even acess the windows itself?? this is different pc.
I would love if I could get a reply in less than 2 hours for that I have a lot of things to do with that pc.

Btw I dont have uefi. just bios. my pc is laptop asus A55A


 

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Nevermind I just found out the combination to open CMD during instalation. even without helping me, thank you. 10/10 will post here again.
 

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i live in india.
i have celron 2.4 wih 256 ram
i m now learning graphic designing and the the virtual memory is too low for it.
i have installed adobe photoshop and illistrator (cs) in my pc with 256 ram and i also have other common programmes installed on my pc.
now i am installing a new 512mb ram for the heavy softwares to install.
tell me is it ok and will it work if i use 512mb ram in celron 2.4 and with the softrwares like adobe photoshop, illustrator, corel draw, indesign, flash etc.......
and i have very less memory in c drive, i want to add some space from d drive to c drive, how can i do it?
thanks in advance.
 

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I have a Lenovo Yoga 3 14 laptop with a 256GB SSD. The system has seeveral partitions, including the Windows partition and Lenovo parition (which appears to just contain drivers), and the LENOVO_PART parition (which I assume to be the recovery partition. All the others are relatively small in size, but I cannot  find a description of what they are and if they are used. I would like to recover the space by the unused partitions if possible. I have attached a screen shot of the partion list. Any assistance would be appreciated.

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I just wiped out my drive. I used Partition Magic and deleted all partitions. Then I created 3 partitions. One FAT32 and two NTFS. Then I installed Win98 and it was running fine. But:

1. I have another HDD installed on the PC and I couldnt access it. When installing it says the drive is unformatted or damaged but I havent touched the other drive.

2. After installing Win98, I could not find my other partitons to install Win2k and WinXP. I have started over again. I am now formatting the entire drive as NTFS. I just want to have the entire drive accessible and partitioned, formatted.

3. When installing Win98, shodl I choose support lareg disk? It says if I do I wont be able to install other OS.

4. If I format my entire drive at NTFS right now, can quite the win2k setup and then install Win98 and partition the disk aand format the amount of space I want to FAT32?
 

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Hi,

Ok someone has made a mistake in installing windows in our department.

They have installed win xp, all works fine. The OS is installed on drive D but there is also a drive C.

Drive C is only 45MB in size, Drive D is 130GB.

Now the problem is that when we install certain software it wants to automatically default to C:\, which obviously wont work due to the limited disk space.

How do i go about swapping the drive letters around or the partitions? I tried disk management and it didnt let me do anything error "cannot change boot partition" this was on C.

I realy dont want to install windows xp again by deleting/formatting each partition. Any quick way around it? I know partition might have helped but i want to be sure before doing anything.

Cheers

A:Drive Partitions

Drive Management won't let you do it because it sees the letter as being "in use". Have you tried changing the "C:" partition to another letter...say drive N: (just for an example ) and then changing your primary partition with your OS on it to "C:".

If that doesn't work, a program like Partition Magic might be able to fix it.

Good Luck

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I am running a 2TB drive on my Lenovo desktop. As it happens, it's my office machine and therefore I use very little of the space - around 60GB. I decided to speed it up by adding a 128GB SSD drive for the system, while keeping the old drive as a backup location. I am trying to work out how to efficiently clone the drive. I currently have 5 partitions listed in Windows 10, in order:1. 1000MB Recovery Partition2. 260MB EFI System Partition3. 500MB OEM Partition4. 1.8TB Boot/Page File/Crash Dump/Primary Partition (my C: drive)5. 24.41GB Recovery Partition My intention was to shrink 4 (my C: drive) to 128GB and clone it onto the SSD. I am hoping that:a) I will be able to boot my Windows 10 from the SSD as my primaryb) I will use the remaining 1.676TB of 4. to create another partition, call it D: drive, that I will use as a backup destination for my SSD.c) If anything goes wrong with the SSD, I simply skip it in the boot sequence and boot from 4. on the old drive - and use the archive on D: to recover data.d) Should it happen that I need to access any of the recovery partitions, I boot from the old drive as they are still there. Will this work as intended, or am I missing something here? Thank you!

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have my C drive partitioned with a S & I drives as well as a external hard drive partitioned with two extra drives that i done need any more.

How do i get rid of these partitioned drives.
 

A:How to get rid of drive partitions

Right click My Computer, click Manage
Click on Disk Management
Right click the partition you want to delete in the lower right pane, Click Delete Partition
 

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I am not sure how or when this occurred but I somehow seem to have ended up with 2 Healthy (recovery partition) both of which are different sizes.



I assume I don't need both, but how do I determine which is being used?

Anyone??

TIA

A:Partitions on C Drive

From an elevated ("run as administrator") command prompt run:

reagentc /info

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I have a 20 gg harddrive that is in 2 partitions, I would like to make it into one, butttttt, one of the partitions is fat and the other is fat 32. and not at all sure what to do with them. I bought the pc from a friend, along with it came a program called partition magic.
 

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Hello there fellow nerds,

It baffled me for a long time why does my primary drive have so many recovery and "others" partitions.
When im working with my partitions on the primary drive it is quite difficult to navigate trough as you can see.
My question is do I really need all of those partitions ( I doubt I have ever used most of them ), ofc I need EFI partition and the primary one but the rest, I just don't know.

With regards,

NinjaSkill13


( what a mess )

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I have 3 Partitions on Hard Drive in the Windows/Linux machine. # One is 76.77 GB, # two is 70.29 GB and #3 is 1.99 GB.  I would like to take, using Disk Management, and move #3 into #2, but is see no way to do that.  I can delete the Partition,
but then then 1.99 Gb is gone, unusable anymore.
Any Ideas on how I can do this?

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hi i have 2 partitions on my pc C: OS D: DATA
however it used to have a recovery partition (as far as im aware hidden on c)
for system restore (acer system restore)
which leads me to my query as i have recently performed a format and clean install of vista from retail media and have no need for acer system restore would it be ok to delete this partition/hidden partition and reclaim the HDD space.. and how best to proceed to safely do so..

any help would be much appreciated.

thanks

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i just found this

Delete and Remove to Unlock EISA Hidden Recovery or Diagnostic Partition in Vista ? My Digital Life

does anyone have any experience with this method or can anyone reccomend this method

or would you advise against using this method.

thanks

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Have XP. Drive split evenly between C and D. C has 35.4GB Total Size and 544MB Free Space. D has 39.0GM Total Space and 39.0GB Free Space. I would like to create one drive or at least transfer some of space from D drive to C drive. Would appreciate some help in "how to". Thanks

A:How to Merge Partitions to Extend C Partition merge partitions to extend C drive

Windows Vista and newer have built-in tools that can resize volumes. See our tutorial for that here.Windows XP and earlier don't have the tools built-in, so you have to use a third party partitioning tool. We have a tutorial for that, too. This tutorial covers shrinking an existing volume to make space for a new second volume, but resizing two existing volumes is substantially similar.

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Can someone explain why the storage capacity of my C drive is one tenth of the total storage capacity of the entire hard drive.  I bought this computer about 3 weeks ago with specs as follows: 6th generation Intel Core i7-6700 processor24GB DDR4 system memory2TB hard drive128GB SATA Solid State Drive Now when I go to "Settings", click on "Systems" and then on "Storage", it shows the following: This PC ( C: )61.3 GB used out of 119 DATADRIVE1 ( D: )306.7 MB used out of 1.81 TB I have downloaded less than 1 GB of programs. This seems rediculous to have the C drive with such little storage space. Is this right or is there something wrong. This is how it came out of the box. 

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I have two partitions set up on my usb thumb drive. On the first partition it is a version of Linux (Slax) that I use for emergency boots (the fs is Fat16). On the second, I have a standard Fat32 filesystem. But, when I plug in the drive while in windows, only the first partition shows up. I have made both the partitions bootable. Any help would be appreciated.
 

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I had installed win7 on one partition and it went bad for some unknow reason so I created another clean partion and installed win 7 on it. I also added partion for music, pictures, etc. Now the question is how do I get rid of the first version since it was giving me the BSOD. It boots as though I have dual boot but the second one listed it the one I would like to get rid of leaving user files intact.

A:win 7 on two different partitions same hard drive

Welcome to Seven Forums.
I know that you can copy and save user files with this. Good luck to you.
Windows Easy Transfer - Transfer To & From Computers

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I am setting up a new PC this morning and see that the manufacturer has created 5 partitions on the HDD, but only the Windows partition has a drive letter - C: - assigned to it. The other partitions are without drive letters.

The DVD drive is designated as D: and if I attach an external drive Windows assigns E: to it.

I assume that there must be some benefit to the manufacturer to create partitions without drive letters, but after scratching my head for 5 minutes, it beats me as to why they do this. And 4 partitions assigned to Recovery..... seems a little "over-the-top"....

TiA

T.
 

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I have three partitions on my hard drive. At boot up I used to be given a choice of partitions. This no longer happens for some reason. Is there any way switch partitions now?

A:switching partitions on one drive

So you had three seperate partitions, with three seperate OS's? You were given the option to choose which OS you wanted to load and now it doesnt allow you too? Sorry i just want to make sure im understanding your situation clearly.

-alias

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Hello, i need help with hard drive partitions. So now i want make them both same. I mean now i got in one partition 320GB in other 50GB, but now i want that they both be same, 370GB. But i cant to do this, i cant delete other partition. Some screen shots http://img21.imageshack.us/img21/9470/42974220.png, and i cant delete my first hard drive http://img34.imageshack.us/img34/8654/50316221.png. And look i have 50GB hard drive partition but they dont show them in computer http://img163.imageshack.us/img163/6524/84679007.png, only local disk

Omg my english is very bad, sorry, i think you guys understand what problem i have/

A:hard drive partitions.

If you want to make them both into one, you would delete the 50GB one (make sure you have any data backed up)
Partition or Volume - Delete

Then extend the first one (to the left) into the free space. (to the right)

Partition or Volume - Extend

The reason "my computer" shows only the 320GB is the other has no letter assigned.

I hope this helps.

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I have a second computer where the hard drive was apparently partitioned into (don't laugh) three 2 GB hard drives. I would like to remove the partition and then reinstall the operating system (WIN98) so I have clean system to work with. I am not sure where to start with removing the partitions. Each drive is a FAT drive.

Thanks for any help.
 

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My laptop has two drives - C and D. I want to divide C drive where the Windows XP is installed on two partitons. I never did something like that so far so i am not sure how to do it. Do i have to delete the whole C drive and divide it on two partitions using the Windows installation CD? And will my PC will become slower if i have more than two drives?
Thanks!
 

A:I need help dividing a drive on two partitions

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I have win7 64 bit running on a PC with a 500gb hdd. The drive is partitioned roughly in two (except for a small recovery partition of around 17gb). One drive © has windows and software. the other purely for data (D). I originaly had all my data and software on the C drive, until i worked out how to use the D drive partition! Now most of my data is on the D with very little user data on the C (mostly my Google Drive folder). Consequently i have lots of free space on the C drive which i dont need. while the D drive is rapidly filling up. 
 
Rather than using the C drive for data again i looked into shrinking the C drive and expanding the D drive, however when i used Disk management in windows  ti will only allow me to shrink and expand the drives within the space they currently occupy so i can either have smaller drive partitions with lots of unallocated space (or 2 extra small partitions) or the status quo of 2 drives of circa 232GB!
 
The only way i ccan see around it is to move all my data back onto the C drive, delete the D drive and repartition. Or start from scratch with the whole drive. Neither option is desirable and i dont know if i would gain anythinng from it.
 
I also want to try to fit in a second copy of windows to upgrade to 10 when it arrives and still keep 7 going. Dont know if i can do this if i cant organise the partitions the way i want.
 
Any advice please?

A:Drive Partitions and Windows 7

The built in disk management is limited in it's ability to expand/shrink etc. partitions, unallocated space. The free MiniTools Partition Wizard (recommend highly) can easily accomplish what you're trying to do:
 
Download: http://www.partitionwizard.com/free-partition-manager.html
Resize and Move Partition Guide - http://www.partitionwizard.com/help/resize-partition.html
Another good free partition manager is EaseUs: http://www.easeus.com/download/epmf-download.html
 
HTH
 
 

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I recently purchased a used Dell Inspiron 6000 with a Pentium M 1.5 Ghz processor, a Toshiba IDE model MK8026GAX 75 (?) GB hard drive and running Win XP/Pro SP 2.

I just installed the Acronis True Image 10/Home image backup software package. While creating the first backup, I discovered that the computer has three partitions (from the Computer Management/Disk Management window):

Basic/FAT/Healthy (EISA Configutation) - No drive letter - 55 MB
Basic/FAT32/Healthy (Unknown Partition) - No drive letter - 3.93 GB
Basic/NTFS/Healthy (System) - Drive letter = C - 70.54 GB

I don't necessarily want to makes any changes to those partitions, but I do want to know what is in those partitions without drive letters - primarily so that I can determine if those partitions need to backed up (assuming they can be, since they don't have drive letters). The original owner of the computer didn't even know the hard drive had been partitioned.

I first tried to find freeware disk partition software. I found 2 choices, Super Fdisk and Cute partition Manager, but from what I can tell from their respective websites, these packages do not provide info on the files contained in the partitions.

I then searched this forum and found two possibly relevant references:

From Winbob on 4-21-07, a statement that a partition without a drive letter may be a "System Recovery" partition installed by the manufacturer.

Another posting on 1-3-06 talked about problems with EISA disks and ... Read more

A:Partitions without drive letters

I would assume the small one is the master boot record and the larger Fat32 is the restore partition they all have so I would not do anything to them.
 

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I'm new on this forum and this question has probably been asked before, but...

I am migrating from an old computer with Windows XP to a new computer with Windows 7. My old XP has 2 physical hard drives, each with a partition, essentially giving me 4 drives. My new computer with Windows 7 has a HUGE 1.5 Terabyte hard drive. My question is: should I partition my new hard drive to create (mostly) the old configuration?

On the old machine I used Norton Partition Magic to do the job, but my understanding is that Windows 7 has a utility to do that. Another questions is: what is the best way to go (if at all).

Jerry Hickman

A:Hard drive partitions

Hello Jerry and welcome.

If you have 2 Hds in your XP machine you have "2" partitions. 1 on each drive unless you created more. That seems unclear.

And I have always used multiple drives instead of multi partitions. Its safer. If the drive dies all your partitions go with it.

Since you have 3 drives there just use them all and use a single partition on each.

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Thanks in advance.

I have a USB jump drive that has two partitions. One partition has a small program that is used to create a password needed to access what ever data is placed there. I don't need it, the program or the extra partition, they only take up room. When inserted into the USB port is shows up as two different removable drives. Is it possible to get rid of that program and make just one large partition? If so how would one go about doing that?
 

A:USB jump drive with two partitions

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I have a 16GB flash drive that has 2 partitions on it (NTFS for my day-to-day files, and FAT32 for the Mac OSX computers at school since they can't write NTFS).

However, windows can only see the NTFS partition.

I'd love to have 1 partition, but since I have files bigger than 2GB I need NTFS.

Does anyone know how I can access my other partition? Linux and OSX do not have this problem with my drive.

Thanks for any help you can give me

A:USB Drive + Multiple Partitions

What operating system did you use to format the drive as FAT32?

Go into Disk Management and see if that partition was designated a drive letter.

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Hi,

After removing an SSD (W from my rig I discovered that my system would no longer boot and gave the error:

NTDLL not found. Press CTRL+ALT+DEL to restart.

I put the drive back and was able to boot. Attached is my disk management. I recently installed plugged in a new 4TB HDD, and I can see that it too, has had an EFI Partition now, presumably because I plugged it into Sata port 1(?)

To be safe, I've used Windows to create a system image on drive Q: and a repair disk. The wizard said it backed up the EFI partition to drive Q as well.

So my question is, what's the easiest solution here? Can I pull out all the drives and restore from the image onto a new SSD? Or is there an easier way using another method? I want to get all of the required boot stuff on to C:. Thanks!

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Hello, (excuse the misspelled "HARD DRIVE" in the thread name!)

I have Windows 7 Ultimate OS on my system, it is on the logical drive "C:". C: is a partition off of the physical drive, at 115 GB, "D:". The C: partition has only 32.2 GB of space, and it is half full. I have Windows XP prof. on my D: drive, but I have it backed up and all the important data is removed. Both of the partitions are set to NTFS. I wish to format the D: drive, but I have two questions:

1. If I format the drive, will it leave me a nice big hole to use when my C: drive is full, or will my system crash and burn, and what will my system do when C: is full?
2. How would I go about this?, as in, I have tried my partition manager, it will not let me format it. I can go into "my computer" and select format for the D: drive, and I had not tried out the ok button as of yet.

I am truly confused and do not have the actual program for Windows 7, as I have had a professional install it, and forgot to ask him about this, and do not wish to pay for a possible easy solution. I have added a screen shot of my partition manager if it would be of any use. Any help at all would be appreciated, and thanks.
Dark blue is primary partition, light blue is partition, and the highlighted WIN7 partition is an extended partition.

 

A:Hsrd drive and partitions

Anyone?
 

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Here is a list of the partitions I was planning to put on my 2nd drive, a 1TB Seagate. Am I micro managing the partitions and should stay with Directories? What do you think?

Drive: K - Windows 7 OS 100GB
L - Page Files 15GB
M - Temp Files
Temp Internet Files
Downloads 100GB
N - Programs 200GB
O - Documents & Data 200GB
P - Utility Programs 100GB - I'm a Utility junky, like to try out new Utils so I
was thinking of keeping them together
R - Pics - Videos - Music 285GB - the balance

A:My planned partitions for 1TB Drive

I would go with directories. What is the desire to create so many partitions?

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I think this might be easy to solve. A while back a friend partitioned my hard drive into three different partitions. the one I use is now almost full and I would like to merge the almost-full partition with the next partition, which is completely empty. Can anyone help me with the steps to do that? Thanks in advance. I have a windows xp system with the big service pak installed also. the pc is a dell dimension 4300 with a 1.6 ghz processor and 513 mb of RAM.
 

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XP home edition re-installed, it gave the hard drive three partitions, C, D, and E. C drive has 9.75GB the other two have over 60 GB. I need to put more back to C drive. HELP!!!
 

A:Three partitions, one hard drive

This free tool should allow you to extend your c partician

http://www.partition-tool.com/personal.htm?gclid=CNS9iZuLxKQCFVBc4wodWHSTUQ
 

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Hi
My lap came with 15gb hdd parted in to two. The system drive is FAT32 the second partition is ntfs. How can I remove this partition so I have one 15gig hdd without losing all my data and reinstalling windows. Thanks. Also does anyone know where windows stores the emails you receive to Outlook Express?
 

A:hard drive partitions - how do I get rid of them?

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Hi I am back
my hard drive is set to 3 parttitions. was working good. but all of a sudden it decided to rename two drives with what i call gobbled de guop. it won't let me rename them back to what they were. and now they don't show up in my computer. can't even access them.
what makes it do this and how can i get the use of the sections back? please help if you can
 

A:drive partitions up the creek

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I have a laptop that's running slow. Ran antivirus scans and that's fine. Discovered hd drive was very fragmented so a defrag help. It was still running slow so I noticed there are 2 partitions: C and D, both have 62.5 GB space. C drive is almost full which is probably reason why it's slow.

What to do? Is there a way to drag some of the stuff over to one drive? Or is it better to just go ahead and reformat and make 1 partition for everything? Help! Thanks
 

A:2 partitions on hd drive, C is full, help...

You haven't given us a lot of information there. What is the manufacturer and specs of the computer? what's on the D partition at present? What Operating System to do you have?

One possibility for you is to delete the second partition and expand the C partition into the free space. I've done it easily with Vista, but if you had XP it might be a bit harder.
A second possibility is indeed to move some of your files (music and videos are a good choice). If you simply drag and drop them, they will unfortunately copy rather than move. However if you Cut the folder and paste it in the destination or hold shift while dragging from one folder to another, they will move. Anticipate such an exercise taking a while.

It is possible that the second partition is a recovery partition, which allows your computer to be restored to factory settings if something goes horribly wrong. It is generally considered unwise to mess with such a partition as any change can prevent it from working. If it is the recovery partition then make sure you have some sort of recovery system in place; ideally make the CD or DVD copies of that recovery partition with the software on your machine.
 

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how can i divide my hard drive into two partitions?

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Try this tutorial...Partition or Volume - Shrink

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I was wondering why you see increased performance when hard drives are partitioned into more than one sector? It just doesn’t seem logical… I mean, I would think the less the hard drive has to access, the better... and to be honest, I have no idea how partitioning effects performance. Can anyone feel me in on the void?
 

A:Hard Drive Partitions

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Hi Guys
Sorry if this is posted twice as the first one i posted seems to have got lost.

I have just installed Windows 7 on a new hard drive.

If i click on My Computer i see a C drive (Windows 7) with just the one partition as i expected.

But if i right click on My Computer and go to manage then go to disk managment is see that the hard drive with Windows 7 on has two partitions one called System Reserved and is 100Mb and then the C Drive with Windows 7 on.

Is this ok or is this a problem please

A:Hard Drive Partitions

It's fine.
Can I delete the system reserved partition from 100MB

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Hey. I am installing windows 10 pro right now. for two days actually. First time I was setting it up, I ran into the "language Select Loop". And because I did not create a user yet, I could do nothing. Not even acess safe mode(defaultuser0). I made a Win10 pro ISO and booted a flash. at first my pc couldnt see the flash. but after I booted it again with different settings, It worked.

But now I am in Windows setup and it asks me where do I want to install windows. I cannot instal it on none of the listed drives. It says:

"WINDOWS CANNOT BE INSTALLED ON THIS DISK. THE SELECTED DISK IS OF THE GPT PARTITION STYLE."
How do I change the style if I cant even acess the windows itself?? this is different pc.
I would love if I could get a reply in less than 2 hours for that I have a lot of things to do with that pc.

Btw I dont have uefi. just bios. my pc is laptop asus A55A


 

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