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 I have two partitions C & D in my hard drive.My D drive is empty now and operating system is in C with some other files.I want one more partition on D without farmatting existing OS.Please suggest to do that.
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Question by:Jeetenbhattarai
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elbereth21 earned 200 total points
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Hi Jeetenbhattarai,
if your D drive is empty (or if you are sure, that there isn't anything you need on that drive), you can erase partition D, using Disk management (Start --> Run --> diskmgmt.msc), than create the new partitions, of the desired size.

Elbereth.
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by:Aneesh Retnakaran
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The best tool for this purpose is  PowerQuest's Partition magic....
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by:callrs
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D is empty?
Then its simple.
Get a boot floppy from www.bootdisk.com
Boot to the floppy & run fdisk
Use fdisk to re-do the D partition into 2 partitions.

CAUTION:
- DON'T USE FDISK TO DO ANYTHING TO THE C PARTITION...just the second one.
- Backup important data to USB Flash drive, online storage,  or onto another hard disk, etc. Just in case something goes wrong.
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