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HP Desktop I have a HP Desktop of 80GB dard drive with 4 partion.I tried to merge C-drive with D-drive with the help of partition magic software.while doing so, in the final stage my computer takes restart.My computer did not start showing DISK ERROR.How to get rid of the prob.please suggest. Thank u.

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Hi
The same thing happened to me also with one pc I have running windows vista ultimate and freeBSD.
Delete all partitions, format to NTFS and do a clean install of windows, and for a 80GB drive just use one partition for the whole drive and install windows on that drive, set the bios to boot from CD and during install windows will use the whole drive as 1 physical drive.One Partition and you should get about 72+GB MIN. You will not get a full 80gb due to the way windblows measures a mb= 1000b rather than 1024b and also special hidden files, recycle bin, drive info, and partition info, boot sector etc.
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