partitioning

  Ramification 10:42 28 Feb 04
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hi, ive installed a 160 gb maxtor hd. as a slave.in my pc. its less than 12months old. i had to partition at 128gb. as it said any more would result in data loss. so how do i partition the rest seperate as required? or is there something else i need to do?
running xp. have maxblast. thanks

  Chegs ® 11:00 28 Feb 04

I have a RAID setup,with this I have one single 240Gb hdd,which I used XP install cd to create 12x20Gb partitions on.I also have Partition Magic to alter these partitions as I wish.Partioning preferences are entirely up to the user,depending on the uses to which the PC is going to be used(allowing for the filesystems used of course)

  Chegs ® 11:01 28 Feb 04

Sorry,should say 11,as the partitioning uses up space.

  Ramification 09:51 01 Mar 04

i have partitioned my 160gb drive into 3 partitions using partition magic on friday.. when i booted up my pc on sunday the drive read as being 31gb! and the partitions i created had gone! anyone had this problem before?

  Diodorus Siculus 15:46 01 Mar 04

What size were the partitions? If you made on of 31gb, then that is why... the unpartitioned ones could not be seen.

  Diodorus Siculus 15:46 01 Mar 04

Sorry, I meant the unformatted partitions could not be seen.

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