Drive jiggery pokery

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Abbadon2001, Nov 27, 2004.

  1. Abbadon2001

    Abbadon2001 OSNN Addict

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    Ok, I dnt know if i can do this but here goes!

    I still currently have my 200 gig sata drive as storage and temp partition, and my 160 gig ide drive as system and more storage. I want to swap these around so that the temp partition on the sata drive is the boot partition. However both the partitions are logical drives on the sata - for some reason i didnt make a primary partition on this drive when i parttioned it... Is it possible to convert this partition to primary - or will i need to repartition the whole drive?

    Andy
     
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  3. Mainframeguy

    Mainframeguy Debiant by way of Ubuntu Folding Team

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    Can be done - I did just this - let me find a thread where I did it because be prepared it is going to take you SOME time - plus you will need something like DriveImage or somesuch backup to help you down the path unless you do not mind a reformat....

    Linkie will come on next post if I can find thread at my mobo forum..... Otherwise I may not be able to remember details :eek:
     
  4. Mainframeguy

    Mainframeguy Debiant by way of Ubuntu Folding Team

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    here is link to that thread. See how you go, I'll try to help if you need to ask more as go!