Is it possible to reverse a partition?

By jslayer
Nov 28, 2009
  1. I didnt realize it until i was getting messages saying my C drive was filled up; but apparently my hard drive has a C and an E file where the large amount of space is the E. So I have a few large files and programs on both, but i'd rather not have to do the whole reinstalling processes and whatnot...

    So my question is, is it possible to have the E drive become a part of the C drive again, thus making plenty of room on my one, C Drive? It seems like it should be possible without having to format the whole thing... also, i am on windows XP

    who wants to help!
  2. Kcircyrd

    Kcircyrd TS Rookie Posts: 216

    What is the brand and model of your computer, or motherboard.

    The E drive may be where the "hidden" restore of your Windows is located. Can you access E to see what is in it?

    There are partition editors that will remove a partition then reformat that once used space and extend the existing partition to the rest of the available space. Acronis, and others you can find with a Gurgle search.
  3. jslayer

    jslayer TS Rookie Topic Starter

    its an Asus motherboard
    yah i can access it, im pretty sure theres nothing that importante on there..
    my drivers and my symantec image file are on there, but i moved them there to free up some room on the C drive.

    but now i just want to get rid of the E space. can i just move those 2 folders on an external (since they will not fit on the C) and then delete the E disk, then move everything from the external back to the c disk? does that work?
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