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Hard drives I have a c: and a d: drive and I cannot access the d: drive could you please tell me how?

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I agree with the other solutions here. You cannot access the D drive because it is reserved for CDs and DVDs. There isn't any actual data storage there, it is just a disk reader.

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Hi

Most PC manufactures reserve drive drive D: for system restore utilities and files. If drive C: is full, it is recommended to free up space by backuping/moving files/documents to an external drive or deleting unnecessary files which are clogging up the drive.

From you query your options are:
1. Format Drive D: and use it as second drive.
Right-click drive D and choose format. CAUTION - YOU WILL LOOSE ALL FILES ON DRIVE D:.

2. Used 3rd Party tools or Windows DiskPart to expand drive C: into the space on drive D:
How to use Diskpart.exe to extend a data volume in Windows XP - http://support.microsoft.com/kb/325590

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By D drive, do you mean a CD/DVD sort of drive or do you mean an extra hard drive (like your C drive). If you cant access a CD/DVD drive you either havnt got a disk in or the drive is faulty. If it is a hard drive (if it is new, it is not formatted, if it is old, it is faulty)
If you can see both listed in windows explorer, if you click on D what message do you get?

Posted on Mar 22, 2008

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SOURCE: Hard drive replacement ????

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