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Windows 7: Help with allocating 2nd hard drive.

20 Dec 2012   #1

Help with allocating 2nd hard drive.

Just installed a 2nd hard drive,It's showing up on disk management,But not sure how to allocate the bit in black Help with allocating 2nd hard drive.-capture.pngHelp with allocating 2nd hard drive.-capture-1.png

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20 Dec 2012   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit SP 1

Go into disk management and right click on the D partition on your second HDD. You should see an "extend" feature in the list. Click on that and follow the directions.

Partition or Volume - Extend
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21 Dec 2012   #3


Many thanks Little jay,Problem solved.Have a merry Christmas.
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21 Dec 2012   #4

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Also mark your 2nd HD Drive inactive.
Partition - Mark as Inactive
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21 Dec 2012   #5


Help with allocating 2nd hard drive.-capture-2.png is this correct now.

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21 Dec 2012   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit SP 1

Yes, that looks fine. Hope you have a Merry Christmas!
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21 Dec 2012   #7


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 Help with allocating 2nd hard drive.

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