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Old 01-27-2007, 12:15 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default How to divide a hard drive into two ?

I have hard drive of 80GB capacity in my Laptop and I only have drive C:

My question is how can I have another drive called D: ? and I want each drive (C: and D: ) to have 40GB capacity


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Why do people recommend non-free software? It makes no sense.

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does it really matter why?
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Thank you a lot guys

But is there a way to divide the hard drive without using any softwares ?
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use your xp cd to make 2 partitions
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