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#1 bajoplayer

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Posted 25 July 2009 - 09:53 AM

i just installed a new hard drive on my laptop it is a acer aspire and before i sent it in it had a C @ D on drive now it has only a c drive tryed to get back the d but whont let me plese help if you all can

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Posted 25 July 2009 - 12:07 PM

i just installed a new hard drive on my laptop it is a acer aspire and before i sent it in it had a C @ D on drive now it has only a c drive tryed to get back the d but whont let me plese help if you all can

Is this a desktop or a laptop?

You can check if the drive d exists by (assuming your using xp)

start run
type diskmgmt.msc(assuming your the admin)
Check if you can see a partition without any name.
If you do, right-click on it select change drive letter and select D
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#3 garmanma

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Posted 25 July 2009 - 12:09 PM

Your D: drive was not a separate drive. It was a separate Partition on the single drive
To partition your hard drive after the OS is installed you need partition software such as Partition Magic:
http://www.symantec.com/norton/partitionmagic
Or Gparted, which is free:
http://gparted.sourceforge.net/download.php
BC tutorial for Gparted
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/resizing-adding-partitions-with-gparted-live/

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#4 bajoplayer

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Posted 25 July 2009 - 05:13 PM

ok thanks i will look in to it

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Posted 26 July 2009 - 06:15 PM

is there any other way to partion the hard drive with out a iso bootable cd i have a acer aspire laptop plese help

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Posted 26 July 2009 - 07:43 PM

is there any other way to partion the hard drive with out a iso bootable cd i have a acer aspire laptop plese help

You mean by using a software? (http://download.cnet.com/Paragon-Partition-Manager-Personal-Edition/3000-2248_4-10913360.html)
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Posted 26 July 2009 - 08:29 PM

EASEUS Partition Master is a magic partition manager software for Windows 2000-XP-Vista-2003- - http://www.partition-tool.com/

As with any program...please read instructions for using before attempting to do anything.

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