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Windows 7: How to split in two 320GB hdd

27 Feb 2014   #1
redscarlett

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit OEM
 
 
How to split in two 320GB hdd

Hello Everyone

I have a replacement drive from WD. Its a WD3200AAJB and I need to how to create two 160 GB partition with windows 7 DVD. I do remember a equation of hdd capacity (cylinder x heads x sector = X). Yet I don't know if its workable. Worst yet is how many cylinder does a 320 GB drive has? I guessing that heads=16 and sectors=63. Any help would be grateful. This type of OS is Dr. Demento style. Stay demented


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28 Feb 2014   #2
smarteyeball

 
 

Is the drive meant to meant to replace your OS drive?

If so, at the time of installation you can create a partition when installing Windows using the format/partiton tool. (Basically select create a partition, select size and then point the installer to the created partition).

if it's just a storage drive you can Disk management to create the partitions. (R-Click computer>disk management)
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28 Feb 2014   #3
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

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28 Feb 2014   #4
redscarlett

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit OEM
 
 

Thanks for your quick reply Smartyball and AddRam. G'Day mates.

It to replace the OS. I'm using ironside, a WD800BB drive and it half empty. By your responds I need to another software a partition manager. I'll downloaded and try it. Thanks Mates. Since Titan is here, maybe wait for it to past. Raining hard.
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