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#1 Chatice

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Posted 11 February 2006 - 01:33 PM

The last time I reinstalled Windows XP, or when I used Partition Magiv (I don't recall which, as it was a couple years ago) I ended up with about 29 Gb of unallocated space between my C & D drives.

Can someone tell me how I can re-use this space, or is it gone for good? I have tried everything except reformatting the hard drive once again (which is a real pain) but can't seem to access the 29 Gb space.

Thanks in advance for suggestions.

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Posted 11 February 2006 - 01:56 PM

How big is the drive (including all partitions)?

Does partition magic recognize the space?

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Posted 14 February 2006 - 02:30 AM

The drive is 160 Gb, partitioned as follows; C Drive 29Gb, D Drive 90 Gb, Unallocated 29 Gb.

No, Partition Magic does not recognize the space.

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Posted 14 February 2006 - 02:35 AM

Correction to my last message:

When I open Partition Magic, it shows the Unallocated space as 30 GB

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Posted 14 February 2006 - 03:05 AM

Yes you can just format the space with partition magic or use the disk management tools within windows to format.

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Posted 14 February 2006 - 01:23 PM

Success! Formatted the unallocated space after giving it a new drive letter. So simple! Thanks for the replies.




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