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Expanding drive space


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plehsdeen

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I have a drive that has an OS already installed on it but the set amount of drive space is much smaller than the maximum space the drive reads when installed. OS is like 23gb where drive is 114gb, also I blessed this drive with the manufacturer's software rather than using windows to do it. Can anyone give me some suggestions on how I can create more space?

The main reason this question interests me is that I may have to drop alot of files from another drive that won't boot.[See: 95, 98, ME forum]
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Use something like Partition Magic to resize the partition.

You could also in theory use Ghost to do this, but its twice the work.
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I have never used any program like that before though I am aware of it. Is there any chance that I could lose data from my current drive if I used something like that. Thanks for the reply.

Edited by plehsdeen, 05 August 2006 - 03:28 PM.

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I would just use disk management to partition the extra space as a seperate partition which is something that is handy to have as a seperate partition from the OS is maintained even if the OS is reinstalled or replaced.
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I typed compmgmt.msc but nothing. I looked I didn't see disk management for ME.

Edited by plehsdeen, 05 August 2006 - 06:51 PM.

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