Disk Management - Partitioning problem



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Disk Management - Partitioning problem

Postby Qm9ibGluaw » Tue, 02 Jun 2009 00:00:01 GMT

Hi, I have a 500G Hard Drive that I decided to Partition and now have a 
284.6G "C" Drive, 9.77 Unallocated Space,  a 87.75 "X" Drive, a 36.81 "Y" 
Drive and a 48.83 "Z" Drive.  After moving files, folders,... , I noticed 
that the "C" Drive has 251G Free  and tried to re-size (reallocate) some of 
the space Free Space in "C" (I don't think that I need more than 50Gs) but 
the Vista HP Disk Management program does not allow me to do anything with 
the "C" Drive.   When I try and shrink the "C" Drive, I am advised that "0" 
available so my question is, am I stuck with a humongous "C" Drive or is 
their a way to reallocate some of the unused space to "X" (where I keep my 
data files), "Y" where I have Photos and "Z" which I use (exclusively) for 
Backup / System Restore images? One other note, when I try and allocate the 
Unallocated Space, Dis Manager only allows me to combine it with "C" NOT "X", 
"Y" or "Z". Thanks, Bob  

Re: Disk Management - Partitioning problem

Postby DL » Fri, 05 Jun 2009 20:45:28 GMT

Your effectively wasteing space / effort by keeping backups / images on a 
partition within a single drive.
If that drive fails so do all your efforts.

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