removing hard-drive partition without formatting

  23790954 23:29 07 Feb 2004

I am using windows 98 se. Due to a problem I formatted my hard-drive, and re-installed all my software. Since then, when I check my hard drive space, it shows only 1.9gb used and less than 1gb left to use. When I check the circle it is nearly full. I know for certain that my hard drive has a capacity of 20gb, but I think when I reinstalled my software I must have made some error, as my hard drive now reads as disc1
which it did not do before. I must therefore have partitioned my hard drive by accident. Is there any way I can remove this or these partitions, without having to format my hard drive again. Thanks for any help.

  dfghjkl 23:34 07 Feb 2004

try partition does what it says.its magic and it will let you sort out your partitions to how you like,without any formating.

  gudgulf 23:57 07 Feb 2004

I think you may have used FAT16 when you partitioned--this will only allow a small partition.You need to cange to FAT32 which will recognise your full hd capacity.Partition magic will do the trick---However I have a utility from an old cover disc that creates a bootable floppy disc and lets you mess with partitions to your hearts content!.Email me if you want a copy and I'll sent it to you.

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