Second Hard Drive

  KeithOK 13:30 13 Jan 03
  KeithOK 13:30 13 Jan 03

At present I have one Hard drive (60 Gb) fitted which has been partitioned into 6 separate drives.
I wish to install a second internal hard drive for backup purposes only.

Is it possible either at the time of installation or later to make this drive "Z" as I would prefer not to have to reinstall all the software on the other partitions.

I would appreciate your advice



  siarad 13:43 13 Jan 03

It will try to push in as D. Fdisk it as Extended, not Primary, to prevent this & let it tag on to the end.

  stlucia 14:48 13 Jan 03

Irrespective of what drive letter the new drive takes, there should be no reason to reinstall your existing software on the existing drives.

  €dstow 14:58 13 Jan 03

If you're on XP you can designate any (unused) drive letter to your new drive. All you do is work from Disk Management.


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