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Hard drive my hard drive has 2 partitions, I just want one, and the one i use has not enough space. Do I need to wipe it altogether and reinstall all the software, XP word internet etc? John

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    Thanks for the reply Lolita, I tried downloading the trial version of Partition Magic, but it would not download for some reason, will try later. Elslicko

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There is no need to wipe all the data on the partition, you can just use a free partition software to merge the two partitions into a bigger one, you can try AOMEI Partition Assistant. http://www.extend-partition.com/free-partition-manager.html
in Winodws xp, there is no extending function, although you wipe the whole partition, it cannot be added to another partition.

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Hi,
You can install a software called partition magic and use it to merge the two partitions into one.
But you might need to free some space on your C drive. What you can do is copy (CUT) all your My Documents data and paste it to your D drive or your second drive. This should free a lot of space enough to install partition magic.

You can download the trial version software from http://www.soft32.com/download_151.html
Install it and merge your partitions and then you can uninstall or purchase if you want.

Lolita

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