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Merge original Partitions?


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#1 Tactical_Tacos

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Posted 30 July 2010 - 04:23 PM

I have a new Dell Inspiron 15r 64bit with 250gb. All my files go to my C drive (which is now completely full) and i have a completely empty D drive with 250gb that i really was hoping to use. when i move files over, my computer "cant locate them." If i could just have one big C drive that i could put everything on, that'd be AWESOME. i dont plan on running another OS on this laptop and i am the only user. Can anyone help? Thanks!

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#2 t3chie

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Posted 01 August 2010 - 04:49 AM

Although it is possible to achieve this, I usually highly discourage it because of the risk involved with such a setup. It is called a spanning volume. It allows the hard drives to work in unison to achieve an accumulated total of hard drive space.

The reason I discourage it is because with this setup, if one drive fails, you lose everything. Typically with a low recovery rate. Needless to say, it is risky.

Your best bet is to resolve the issue of why your computer cannot locate the files you're trying to move.

Edited by t3chie, 01 August 2010 - 04:51 AM.

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