Can I remove partition without formatting the disc

  Iluaf 19:21 21 Mar 2010

Got a Acer Aspire 7520 on Vista. I have run out of space on my C drive & Outlook will not work. I have 22Gb of free space on D drive.

Can I remove the partition and keep the files?

  Technotiger 19:45 21 Mar 2010

This free program should do what you want.

click here

  jack 20:42 21 Mar 2010

Is it not so that the 'D' drive is the recovery drive with XP/Vista machines- seek further advice before removing this partition.

  jack 20:48 21 Mar 2010

Is to remove saved fData files to a CD/DVD or an external drive.

  Technotiger 20:51 21 Mar 2010

A valid point from jack - this might be useful ...

click here

  Iluaf 21:38 21 Mar 2010

we are novices & in trying to move things into my D drive today, we managed to completely lose Outlook. Thank heavens for Carbonite & their remote access, which brought it back to life in about an hour!!!

I'm nervous about doing this after all the troubles we had tonight...Do you think if I take it to a PC shop/Pc world it is the kind of thing they can do & I won't lose any data (excuse my ignorance)

Thanks everyone

  Technotiger 21:48 21 Mar 2010

Yes, take it to a PC shop, where I would certainly expect engineers there to know what they are doing.

  Iluaf 21:51 21 Mar 2010

Thanks very much x

  Technotiger 21:56 21 Mar 2010

You're welcome - good luck.


  jack 10:22 22 Mar 2010

Then consider the purchase of an external Hard drive- or even a pack of CD's and move files from 'C' drive for storage there, thus freeing up space.
Best to leave 'D' well alone - one you have had it checked out.

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