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Partitions, Partitioning, and adding more space.


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Pawanhammers

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Hi,

So before I say what I want to do, let me first tell you my pc partitions and things.

Overall I have 1 PHYSICAL HARDDRIVE separated in 2 partitions. C:\ ( Windows is located in there ) and D:\ ( nothing special just storage )
In C:\ it is 24.4 in total size; and 4.87 free space. D:\ is 12.8 GB and 10.9GB free space.

I want to install Linux on D:\. ( Linux will overwrite the whole of D:\ ) So far, so jolly good. However, in the near future, should I evar decide to uninstall Linux, then D:\ will become an unnalocated space... I think... Which means I will be unable to use it as storage... So if it was unnolocated is there any way to make it a D:\ drive again or atleast add the space to the C:\ drive, without formatting both?
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You don't have a lot of room to really play with anything. You're C drive is barely above the 15% free that is required to run any OS without issues.

To answer your question..when a drive/partition is unallocated you can format it through computer management. It would be a right click on the drive and choose format. Actually I believe you have to set it as a partition 1st and then format.
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Okay, I have a 320GB USB harddrive can I install Linux on that

Edited by Pawanhammers, 04 September 2010 - 01:09 PM.

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rshaffer61

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Actually I believe you have to set it as a partition 1st and then format.

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