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Old 10-16-2006, 08:18 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a new computer with an NTFS partition and a FAT32 partion to the 160GB SATA HD.

How can I merge all the partitions together as one large hard drive (C drive)?


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Old 10-16-2006, 08:21 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I have Paragon Partition Manager, it does it, in a simple Merge Wizard. I'm not so sure on doing it with the help of the Paragon software, sorry.

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Old 10-17-2006, 07:57 AM   #3 (permalink)
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You could use Partition Magic. I don't know if it supports merging partitions of different file systems, but I guess it will.
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Old 10-17-2006, 10:54 AM   #4 (permalink)
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before you merge them, upgrade the fat32 partition to NTFS using convert.exe, then you could use something liek partition magic to merge them.
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Old 10-17-2006, 12:03 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Try GPartEd. And yes, convert the FAT32 to NTFS first before merging, but I wouldn't recommend merging because you should have 1 partition for the OS and the second for your data is a better idea, what happens when you need to recover and format the OS? See.
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