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Well I done away with windows me. Now have XP Pro, new install.

When I formated the drive I set 31gigs as c, but I could not set the other 7 gigs at d drive.

Can anyone tell me hou to activate my other partition on the hard drive.

I have a maxter 40 gig drive. Formated in NTFS.

This xp pro is wonderfull. Had no problems installing and all of my programs work fine.

Thank you and have a good day. Jim
 

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I believe you have to do it in Administrative tools. So....
Goto Control Panel/Administrative Tools/Computer Management/ Then look down the list to Disk Management and select it. It shows all your drives. You can activate the other partition there.. you may have to reformat that second partition. But its as easy as right click on the area displayed, and select format.


Hope this helps.
 

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RE Partition

Well I fixed it my self. The only problem is I have a f-drive on the hard drive and I wanted (D), Oh well.

These computers are a mess.

Jim

You posted as I was posting and thank you. You are right.
The partitioning was the problem I did not understand.

After I understood that it was not formatted I was able to go ahead with the rest.

Thank You again. Jim
 

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That ok Jim.. XP allows you to change the drive letter as well.. so if you need the "F" drive to be a "D" drive, XP lets you change it. Its in the same place I mentioned above. I think you right click the partition, and there will be an option to Change Drive letter...
 

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Here`s what I have. I have to change all of the drives.

CD-RW (D)

CD-ROM (E)

To the next lower letter, then change the second partition from (F) to (D)

Then go back and change CD-RW and CD-ROM to the next higher letter.

When you start to rename the CD-RW the computer says that you will lose imporant information.

I don`t know what information you would lose, because there is nothing there.

Thank You, Jim
 
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