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How can I eliminate my C drive?

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#1 Snaitf


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Posted 14 January 2014 - 12:08 PM

I have 2 drives, C and D.  C is windows and programs, D is only storage.


I want to copy everything from C to D, eliminate C from my rig, and reassign D to C.


Can this be done without having to reinstall Windows and everything, or losing any of the data currently on D?


Is it possible to create a new partition on D, create a disc image of drive C and put it on the new partition on D, without losing the information on D?  And if so, would it be possible to merge the 2 partitions afterwords?  (I would like everything to be in a single partition, if possible.)


Thanks in advance...

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Posted 14 January 2014 - 12:15 PM

Are these two physical drives or two logical drives?


You will need another drive to store information, there is no way around it.


1.  Back up everything on D: to another drive

2.  Image drive C: to D: and extend partition

3.  Remove C: drive

4.  Boot from D: drive with C: image

5.  Restore data from other drive.

Edited by RKilroy, 14 January 2014 - 12:16 PM.

#3 Snaitf

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Posted 14 January 2014 - 12:18 PM

That's what I was afraid of, *sigh*, OK, thank you.

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Posted 14 January 2014 - 01:21 PM

Are there two hdds or one hdd with two partitions?

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