C: = 8mb and no OS

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by ste_w, Aug 25, 2004.

  1. ste_w

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    Hi All

    Erm i formatted both my drives the other day and was abit hasty in doing so and have noticed a partion has been created on the main drive which is only 8mb and is labled C: this is abit of a B!tch becos most software automatically installs to C: such as the non manual installtion drivers etc however i do know that other software installs to the drive containing the windows folder which is fair enough however if i can Delete this C: partition on the main drive everything will default to D: being the Drive with the OS on. How can i delete this 8mb Partition without Formatting the Drives again as everything has just been put bk on the drives which took hours and i didnt even notice the problem. Pls Help

    Thanx

    Ste_W
     
  2. GoNz0

    GoNz0 NTFS Stoner

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  3. Hipster Doofus

    Hipster Doofus Good grief Charlie Brown

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    Partition Magic. Only way I know of without the hassle of starting again.
     
  4. Hipster Doofus

    Hipster Doofus Good grief Charlie Brown

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    GoNz0 = Even better. :D
     
  5. ste_w

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    lol should i use Partition Magic then as Hipsters Repsonse Seems Sarcastic towards Gonzo lol
     
  6. Hipster Doofus

    Hipster Doofus Good grief Charlie Brown

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    No it's not :p

    Seems a lot easier than moving partitions.................if it works. :p :p :D :D :confused:
     
  7. ste_w

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    Yea but then i gota reinstall Xp onto the C: which wud be my now D: which means alot of hassle lol
     
  8. Hipster Doofus

    Hipster Doofus Good grief Charlie Brown

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    Ahhhhhh now I see the dilemma. Toss a coin. :D
     
  9. ste_w

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    lol if any1 knows of an easy way to just get rid of this little 8mb C: Partition then let me know, baring in mind i dont wanna Reinstall Xp Anywhere or Format any Drive
     
  10. GoNz0

    GoNz0 NTFS Stoner

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    try deleting the partition in computer managment

    control panel > admin tools > comp manag'
     
  11. ste_w

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    It wont let me
     

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  12. lad_in_brum

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    I have looked at this before, for my laptop. I think its a re-format if you want to completely get rid of the partition..or something like partition magic if you want to change the sizes of the two partitions.
     
  13. GoNz0

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    load the xp cd and use that to delete the 8mb partition then m8.
     
  14. ste_w

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    I Wouldnt Mind gettin giving the C: a Few GB off the D: Partition as long as its a quick and easy process via Partition Magic