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I have a Sony Vaio computer. For some reason the hard drive

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I have a Sony Vaio computer. For some reason the hard drive is partitioned in the C drive with only 14GB of space, but the D drive has 93GB of space. I have tried using the diskpart utility to increase the space on the C drive, but it fails.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Computer
Expert:  Computer Expert replied 9 months ago.

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Customer:

ready.

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Do you have windows xp or 7

Customer:

XP

Computer Expert :

I am sorry then you cannot change disk parition space of drive c:

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You can only change while you are installing windows

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:(

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You will have to install whole windows again to change the parition disc

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space

Customer:

that is such a drag. why would they provide a 106GB hard drive, but only allocate 14GB to the C partition. So, I could, say install Windows 7, wiping everything out and starting over?

Computer Expert :

They give less space to c drive because it should only have windows

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You can have other programs in drive d

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Because if some problem happens you can install windows again and you will not loose anything


 

Customer:

well, every program you get wants to load onto the C drive. Some installs don't even ask, right?

Computer Expert :

because everything will be in drive d

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THey do

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Every program asks you can choose custom installation and choose drive d:

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So you should not install things on drive c:

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:)

Customer:

I just did one that didn't. Just went ahead and installed on the Cdrive. Anyway, thanks for your help.

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:)

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Please let me if you have any questions regarding this

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You can create a folder in drive d for programs


 

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