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Move the content of drive C to a small partition?

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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!
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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.
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Thanks egrylls!
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