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question on partition?

i've partitioned my C: and E: drive in NTFS at 30GB and 40GB respectively. C: is my primary storage as "My Documents" and "My Videos" and "My Pictures", basically, everything i installed on C:. Izzit possible for me to sort of merge the partition @ E: into C:? Making it only one C: drive?

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(NT) (NT) Partition Magic does that.

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where?

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oh, where do i d/l it? izzit reliable and useful?

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Try google.com

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You'll find it in a flash.

Bob

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Just a suggestion

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back up all data you cannot afford to lose

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file pointers

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You may have to change file pointers for those programs that pointed to the E: drive since they now will be labeled under to C: drive.

Jack

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huh?

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how to?

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OK... here's how it works...

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When you install new programs most install managers will ask you to verify where the program files (usually c:/Program Files) should be placed. I might never install program files in any other folder but I might put all my photos processed in Photoshop in E:My Photos\Whatever. If you merge your files to be on just the one drive, Photoshop won't know where to get photos since the "pointer" to E:\My Photos\Whatever no longer exists. Is that a better explanation?? I apologize, I should have made it clearer.

Concerning the merge.. I know there is a procedure to merge two partitions on one drive as a single partition but I can't remember where I saw it...sorry. Perhaps there is someone else on these forums that can help you.

and life goes on...

Jack

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help...

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o ok... thanks jack! anyone care to share how to convert the 2 partitions of C: and E: into just one partition: C:?

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That would be...

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Something PARTITION MAGIC could do with ease. Use google.com to find where and what this software is and what it does.

Cheers,

Bob

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As Bob already mentioned...

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Partition Magic 8.XX will do the merge partition without lossing data.

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as Jackintuson mentioned, Partition does have a feature called ''DriveMapper'' which will cope that problem.

BTW, it's not free you have to purchase it go to http://www.symantec.com/partitionmagic/ for more detail.

Regards,

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See...???

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Working together, we CAN come up with good answers. Thanks Bob and Frank.

Jack

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(NT) (NT) It's called "TEAM WORK" :-)

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