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Cant reboot win.98se after using partition magic 6.0 to merge adjacent partition to c. drive

After using part.mgc 6.0 to try and add disc space to the O.P.[CDRIVE] ON WIN 98SE, it wont reboot except to safe mode. When i access partitionmagic in dos, it shows c drive primary, then an extended drive to c,which is also labeled primary, then shows d,e,f,and g drive. I cant make thisextended drive merge to the c drive, partition magic gives me no options atall. that said, I am getting a message from part. magic that c drive wontboot because its past the 1024 cyl. limit. Can i somehow save the OP andall info included info on c drive and somehow move that extended drive intoc drive or into the next partition???? thankz Carl ZittelI have a Dell Demension B-866-R PC DESKTOP The product finder below wont let me type in what I have

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  • zeewerks Feb 07, 2008

    The hard drive is 30 gb. and I partitioned it several years ago with partition magic 6.0 into six approx 5gb sections. C. D. E. F. G. H. When i recently found that i was running out of space on the C drive [OPSYS.] I tried to merge the next drive namely D to it. After partition magic finished , I found that now I have CDRIVE./ EXTENDED DRIVE/ [which is labeled primary like the C drive is/ D DRIVE/ E DRIVE/ F DRIVE AND G DRIVE. And I need somehow to rid this extended section or merge it so the OPSYS. will boot up on the C DRIVE.; Carl

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How large the capacity of your hard disk drive? it is possible that would be the problem it is too dangerous that it will lead your hard disk to crash the system and damage the disk itseld that can create bad sectors on your disk. If you want to partition your hard drive, run the FDISK utility instead.

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    Gil gil Feb 08, 2008

    it is a virtual drive causing to create a ghost image..

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