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From Two Partitions to One - Windows XP/2000/ME

On one of my computer I have Windows 98 with one hard drive and two partitions. I want to upgrade from Windows 98 to Windows XP Home Edition. I want only one partiton, but I would like to maintain all the data (drivers, etc.) on the C drive without losing the information. Whatever is on the D drive I do not care what happens to the data. I have backed up all my files. I do not want to do a clean install. How do I go about doing this? Thanks....

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    Default From Two Partitions to One

    On one of my computer I have Windows 98 with one hard
    drive and two partitions. I want to upgrade from Windows
    98 to Windows XP Home Edition. I want only one partiton,
    but I would like to maintain all the data (drivers, etc.)
    on the C drive without losing the information. Whatever is
    on the D drive I do not care what happens to the data. I
    have backed up all my files. I do not want to do a clean
    install. How do I go about doing this? Thanks.
    Vincent Nadon Guest

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    Default Re: From Two Partitions to One

    The only way you can delete, create, resize or merge existing partitions,
    and not harm your existing Windows installation, is to use
    a third-party partitioning program, such as Partition Magic 8
    ([url]www.powerquest.com[/url]).

    Partition Magic Instructional Videos
    [url]http://www.powerquest.com/support/primus/id2752.cfm[/url]


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    Nicholas

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    "Vincent Nadon" <nadon1600rogers.com> wrote in message:
    news:004901c34891$790a45c0$a301280aphx.gbl...

    | On one of my computer I have Windows 98 with one hard
    | drive and two partitions. I want to upgrade from Windows
    | 98 to Windows XP Home Edition. I want only one partiton,
    | but I would like to maintain all the data (drivers, etc.)
    | on the C drive without losing the information. Whatever is
    | on the D drive I do not care what happens to the data. I
    | have backed up all my files. I do not want to do a clean
    | install. How do I go about doing this? Thanks.
    Nicholas Guest

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    "Vincent Nadon" <nadon1600rogers.com> wrote in message
    news:004901c34891$790a45c0$a301280aphx.gbl...
    > On one of my computer I have Windows 98 with one hard
    > drive and two partitions. I want to upgrade from Windows
    > 98 to Windows XP Home Edition. I want only one partiton,
    > but I would like to maintain all the data (drivers, etc.)
    > on the C drive without losing the information. Whatever is
    > on the D drive I do not care what happens to the data. I
    > have backed up all my files. I do not want to do a clean
    > install. How do I go about doing this? Thanks.

    You can not change the partition structure of your drive with
    native Windows facilities. To do this, you need a third-party
    program such as Partition Magic or Boot-It Next Generation.

    --
    Ken Blake
    Please reply to the newsgroup


    Ken Blake Guest

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