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removing partions

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by landrover1, Aug 10, 2006.

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  1. landrover1

    landrover1 Thread Starter

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    I'm runniing XP on my PC but when I first had my software installed the hard disk was partitioned into 3.

    C drive was 5GB but I only have 230mb free now
    D drive has 7GB free
    E drive has 4GB free

    Is there any simple way of removing the partitions without reformatting and that will leave all my files intact

    yours landrover1
     
  2. bizziebill

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    I use partition magic, but I be leave you can use a 98 boot disk and do it from (fdisk) be very careful when doing it this way.
     
  3. DoubleHelix

    DoubleHelix Banned

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    FDISK will cause data loss. You have to purchase a 3rd party partitioning utility such as Partition Magic. And before you use it, make complete backups of your system.
     
  4. brendandonhu

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    If you get a bootable linux CD with "qtparted" on it, it can resize the partitions. Make a backup first though.
     
  5. JohnWill

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    And let's discuss this in the proper forum. :)
     
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