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Settings for hard drives on emachine

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Last response: in Storage
August 28, 2012 5:10:36 PM

Emachine computer hard drive crashed. Installed new Seagate barracuda 7200.8, 200 gbytes. Used emachine recovery XP and drivers cd. My computer shows two hard drives (C) 58.3 GB and (D) 127 GB instead of one. Why? and how do I get just a (C drive with all 200 GB's? Thank you very much

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a b G Storage
August 29, 2012 8:55:00 AM

The emachines factory restore CD pre-formatted the hard drive this way. to fix this:

Right click Computer -> Manage -> Disk Management -> right click on the 127GB partition and select delete -> right click 58GB partition and select "Extend Partition" -> Extend to maximum capacity.