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C drive - is it possible to move space from virtual D to C?

by sierra56 / August 19, 2007 4:58 AM PDT

Hey All
I have a major problem with my computer and am looking for help. For some reason, my hard drive was formatted to give 20 gig to the C drive and 100 gig to my D (virtual). This is how it was when I got the PC a couple of years ago. My C is FULL and causing problems when I try to do anything. I have tons of space available on my D.

Is there a way for me to reformat and give some of the D space to the C drive (where all the program files must be - or must they? Can program files be on the D?) without having to reformat the entire hard drive and start completely anew? If I have to re-do the entire thing, how do I do that? I do have an external Maxtor drive with 50 gig that I am currently using to store photos and MP3's that I can move things over to before reformatting the hard drive.

Thanks all

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Lingo update
by sierra56 / August 19, 2007 5:04 AM PDT

I guess what I am asking is if I can re-partition to move D: space to the C: drive without having to start from scratch. If not, what's the best way to back up my computer onto an external hard drive and then reformat and reload my internal drive?

Thanks again in advance

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You could use something like Partition Magic and
by VAPCMD / August 19, 2007 6:10 AM PDT
In reply to: Lingo update

reallocate the disk space between C: and D:. When doing something that you should make sure you're backed up. Otherwise you could re-do everything.


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Partition Magic
by sierra56 / August 19, 2007 6:40 AM PDT

I went and purchased Partition Magic off eBay for $19 including S&H. I think that will do the trick!

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Good to hear...if you get a chance, let us know how
by VAPCMD / August 19, 2007 11:36 AM PDT
In reply to: Partition Magic

it works.

Considering the alternative, believe it's $$ well spent.


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