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Old 08-08-2005, 05:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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OK, here's the situation:

I originally had an 80gb hard drive which I partitioned into 3 different drives (C, D, and E). My E partition is getting close to being full and I now have another (completely empty) 80gb hard drive. Is there a way, using partition software, to make my computer think that my 2nd hard drive is just an expansion of partition E? I hope I explained my situation clearly enough...

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Old 08-08-2005, 05:33 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Not in any way that I've ever heard of. Pretty sure it cant be done.
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just move your files to the new drive.

then delete your old E partition and make that 80 gig the new E drive (computer management, disk management)
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ERicB capped it! Do what he said using partition Magic!
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If you have pro, then just set it as a dynamic disk and then you can do what you said. You may need to back the data up first, but you can do what is called a spanned volume.
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If you have pro, then just set it as a dynamic disk and then you can do what you said. You may need to back the data up first, but you can do what is called a spanned volume.
I personally don't give this advice, as your hard drives are not as reliable in this setup.
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