Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

Move the content of drive C to a small partition?

Posted on 2006-10-26
2
Medium Priority
?
319 Views
Last Modified: 2016-10-27
I have two hard drives. One drive is C the other is D. What I would like to do is move the content of drive C which is where the operating system is to a smaller partition located on drive D thus freeing drive C to handle just data storage. Drive D would then become drive C the system drive.

My first problem is how do I take the contents of drive C and move it to drive D and have it be seen, drive D as a bootable device? Yes I know that drive D would become drive C.

My first thoughts are to make the partition on drive C. the same size as the partition located on drive D using Partition Magic. This way I would be able to move the partition over to drive D making it a bootable device. Oh I would like to use Acronis 10 to do the job.

Am I making any sense here? Any comments and or suggestions are greatly appreciated!

Thanks!
0
Comment
Question by:Elton Brown
2 Comments
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
egrylls earned 1500 total points
ID: 17815013
Create your ghost image to cd or dvd or hopefully network, repartition the system how you want, then reapply the ghost image to the correctly sized partition.
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:Elton Brown
ID: 17816722
Thanks egrylls!
0
Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Windows Server 2003 introduced persistent Volume Shadow Copies and made 2003 a must-do upgrade.  Since then, it's been a must-implement feature for all servers doing any kind of file sharing.
The well known Cerber ransomware continues to spread this summer through spear phishing email campaigns targeting enterprises. Learn how it easily bypasses traditional defenses - and what you can do to protect your data.
This video teaches viewers how to encrypt an external drive that requires a password to read and edit the drive. All tasks are done in Disk Utility. Plug in the external drive you wish to encrypt: Make sure all previous data on the drive has been …
This tutorial will walk an individual through the process of installing the necessary services and then configuring a Windows Server 2012 system as an iSCSI target. To install the necessary roles, go to Server Manager, and select Add Roles and Featu…
Suggested Courses

927 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question