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[Hard Drives] Modifying Existing Partition Size

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August 5, 2012 7:22:27 AM

Hello everybody,

So I partitioned my 1TB HDD into 2 drives, 120GB C: and 780GB E: (remaining is reserve drive). I have my OS and games installed on my C: drive, and it's getting filled up pretty quickly. I was wondering if there is a way for me to add more storage to my C: drive from my E: drive (I'm thinking another 100GB should be good), without having to re-format and/or re-install windows and lose all my data. I do plan on getting another HDD, much later in the future though. Any help would be awesome!!

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August 5, 2012 7:47:28 AM

I would look into something like Gparted or Parted Magic. Both are free and after you download and burn the ISO should allow you to re-size partitions without any data loss.

Obviously, back your stuff up first!
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August 6, 2012 6:31:37 AM

No matter you use which partition tool, and since you have use the computer for a long time so it would be better defrag the partition and check disk before you re-partition. As Gparted (open source software) is recommended, Partition Magic do not support the latest windows OS. And another software Partition Assistant home edition(freeware) could also help: http://www.disk-partition.com/help/resize-partition.htm...
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August 7, 2012 1:26:02 PM

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