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formatting or deleting files on an extra added hard drive

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Laurie ann

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Hi, ok please if you could help me though I am not sure how to explain this as I know not much about computers ok, I have bought a 2nd hand pc from this girl that I wont let touch it now as she keeps doing things to it and one thing she has done is moved the C: drive to G: and installed a new C: drive so now the pc has all the old windows and os and program files on G: drive and a new windows and os on C: drive and also there is a D: drive that has a folder called back up on it but thats only 700mb in size and windows keep telling me its running out of disk space so i need to either make that larger or remove D: (i think its just a partition) and my main question is can i format G: drive and make it just a storage space without windows on it can I delete everything on it? and if I can how do I do it? and it wont effect my pc's os will it if I remove the windows off of it? oh the C: drive is 20GB and the G: drive is 40GB and the D: drive is 700mb. I hope someone can help me and I hope i put this in the right section oh and the os is windows xp professional.
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Edited by Laurie ann, 17 May 2007 - 11:00 AM.

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The Skeptic

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If you have windows and all your other programs and documents that you need on C: then you can format G: and wipe every thing. Before doing this please note that there is is no way back.

To format G: go to My Computer, right click on G: and choose the format option.

I hope I understood the topic correctly and that you are going to be left with everything that you need on C: which has the new installation. Please double check and make sure that this is what you want.
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