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Partitions ?

by kf4sik / April 5, 2009 4:54 AM PDT

Awhile back i had to reinstall xp and now theres a partition how do i get rid of the partition so it frees up the rest of the disc ? all help will come in handy thanks .

Richard P.

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Here.
by FrankQC / April 5, 2009 11:04 AM PDT
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Rightclick My Computer > Manage > Disk Management.

Once in that screen play in it.

You rightclick the volume you want to get rid of, then "delete volume".

Once that's deleted, rightclick on your C: volume, "expand volume"

Hope that helped.

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Partitions ?
by kf4sik / April 5, 2009 12:39 PM PDT
In reply to: Here.

I got the part where you can delete ,but to expand the c drive wont come up i am doing something wrong probably . what can i do to get it to expand the c drive ?

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Well...
by FrankQC / April 5, 2009 12:44 PM PDT
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Check the volumes. You'll only have one volume called C:

Rightclick that volume, and click on 'expand volume'

@ the bottom you can look at a graphical representation of the partitions. Rightclick your primary C: partition and expand it.

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partitions
by kf4sik / April 5, 2009 1:34 PM PDT
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tried that still not doing the trick !!:(

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Not a feature of XP.
by Kees Bakker / April 5, 2009 5:19 PM PDT
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Okay so.
by FrankQC / April 5, 2009 8:32 PM PDT
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Yea since you didn't list any operating system I just went along with how you do it in Vista.

For better help next time list which OS you're using.

Sorry if I couldn't help.

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Why I knew it.
by Kees Bakker / April 6, 2009 2:34 AM PDT
In reply to: Okay so.

This is what he wrote in his first post: "Awhile back i had to reinstall xp".

Kees

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wow...
by FrankQC / April 6, 2009 2:58 AM PDT
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And how did I not see that .... -_-

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Or instead of 3rd party utlis
by H-bound / April 6, 2009 6:32 AM PDT
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You could create an another partition...
Does the graphic show "Unallocated space"? Yes? (right-click)->New partition->next->select"Extended partition"->next->... Then (right-click) on the "Extended partition"->New Logical Drive->next->next wait for the new partition to format and You're good to go with an all new partition containg the rest of your HDD's free space.
more details here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/309000

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by kf4sik / April 11, 2009 1:10 PM PDT

have triedall sorts of things even the microsoft link ,i guess my question is how do i get the rest of my free space to go back to drive c . so still at it trying to get this thing fixed . thanks for any and all help .

Richard

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