Having problems with your Acer TravelMate 5602WSMi Notebook ?

I have 2 Acer TravelMate 5602WSMi and have the same issue with both units, as I have found both comouters shows two drives with half the storage space one each one is labelled C drive the other is D driver and I know E drive is for the CDROM. How can I allotate some of the space from the D drive to the C drive, and or move some of the items from C to D drive?


Answers :

Hello,

the drive was partitioned or divided into two (C: & D:). You need to delete the partition to make your drive just one (C:). To do this, you need a start-up disk and you will have to run a command with the start-up on MS-DOS. But I don't know how you can do this since you do not have the Idea. Its not some thing I can just type, its very broad.

The other option you have is using a windows XP operating system disc to do the partition, this is easier: to do this;

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  1. Insert windows XP disc into your drive andturn-off your PC
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  3. put it back on and your PC will vibrate and read the disc,
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  5. you will see "Press any key to run setup.....
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  7. Press enter or any key on your keyboard and setup will begin
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  9. it will get to a stage where you will the C & D partition
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  11. scroll to D: and press D or as instructed on display
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  13. you will also see "press L to delete or instructed on the screen.
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  15. Once its pressed, then your drive will be maximized to only C:
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  17. Read the instructions on the screen and make sure the drive is maximized before you proceed.
To carry out this action, you will lose all the files on your drive in the process.

While installation begins, the first option you will see is " press R to Repair windows", please don't press it but press "Enter" to run fresh installation. If you press R to repair you will not see the partition option, please take note of this.

This is the best that be done to carry out what you have requested for, and there is no other way as far as you want to maximize your disk space to C: only.

If you cannot carry out this task by yourself, then give it to someone who can to do it for you since you don't have much idea about computer.

I wish you all the best of luck

Take care
Pls go through this tutorial which explains the procedure that you would like to do:\015\012
\015\012http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/95418-disk-management-delete-extend.html
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\015\012Hope that helps.
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