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I have been asked to look into a Win 2000 server setup that has been setup with only a C: drive that holds all the operating system, user home directories, shared drives, applic folders, template folders etc. I know the person who set it up needs shooting. The customer know wants me to create a D: drive as an additional partition so that the Applic folder, templates, shared etc can be put on a seperate drive as it should be. My question is if I create a new drive and move all the appropriate folders over all the users will lose the shortcut links and permissions to the folders. Is there a migaration tool that can be used so I can transfer the folders from the C: drive to the new D: drive without losing the permissions and shortcuts.
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GooberDLXCommented:
If you purchase a tool called Partition Magic, it will help you create and resize partitions with ease. There is a utility within that software package called Drive Map that will help you migrate the data from one drive to the next. I'm not 100% sure if it will work exactly how you need it, but it is defintely worth looking into. I don't recall running across a utility that does exactly what you need!

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netmageCommented:
If you created these shares as network shares ie: \\server\shared folder , then it shouldn't be a problem to move the directories over to the new drive and redo the shares with the same name.
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