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I have a hard disk with 4Gb split in two partitions of 2Gb.
The second partition is empty. Can I delete the 2nd partition and change the size of the 1st to 4Gb without formatting the HD? How?
The boot partition is in another drive.
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There is a program called partition magic you can use to do this and a number of others.  There is also a program called partition resizer at dowload.com See download.com  and search for the word partition.

Or use this URL

http://download.com/PC/Result/TitleList/1,2,0-a-0-0-e-1,00.html?st.dl.fd.qs.results

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Here is a pointer to information about Partition Magic if you are interested in a commertial version of software that will help you do this.

http://www.zdnet.com/pcmag/firstlooks/9810/f981006a.html

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I already got the Partition Resizer and will try it today at my home.
Thank you and Merry Christmas!
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