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Disk partition for dummies


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#1 skinlough

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Posted 06 May 2016 - 11:43 PM

H Guys,
 
Steve Kinlough from Saigon, Vietnam.
 
I wonder if anybody out there can give me some advice on disk partition for dummies like me.
I just need some more space on one disk and transfer from another.
 
Steve

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Posted 07 May 2016 - 04:09 AM

You cannot create more space from one Disk or transfer space from another Disk as .... You have Stated.

 

If the Disk has 2 Partitions then you can adjust as required to you needs , eg: C:\ and D:\  on the Same Physical Hard Drive.

 

If C:\ is running out of free space then you can extend it by taking free space from D:\.

 

I use MiniTool Partition Wizard   https://www.partitionwizard.com/



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Posted 07 May 2016 - 04:38 AM

If the partition reSizing software [utility] has to move some of your data from one area of the hard-drive to another area of the hard-drive, you have to allow time for this part of the operations to successfully complete.  When I had Acronis Disk Director reSize a couple of my partitions, it took a long time [you can read a chapter or two of your favorite book waiting on this] for Acronis DD to move the affected data material from one portion of the hard-drive to another portion of the hard-drive.


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