[Coco] Need help thanks in advance

Joshua Harper allencoco at yahoo.com
Sat Oct 24 18:55:12 EDT 2020

My hard drive is NTFS

> On Oct 24, 2020, at 2:50 PM, William Carlin <whcarlinjr at gmail.com> wrote:
> Joshuah,
> As Gene has suggested with Linux, you can also do with Windows 7.  First
> off, your current Windows 7 partition MUST be NTFS.  I'm looking through
> the thread and some are suggesting your current Windows partition is FAT32
> but I have not seen where you have confirmed or denied this.
> I ran into a similar situation with a machine where I was running low on
> space fairly early in the lifespan of the hard drive.  I decided to add a
> secondary hard drive, moving the entire contents of the Program Files
> folder to the secondary drive as this folder contained many large program
> installs.  Then, using Disk Manager mounted the second hard drive as a
> mount point to the Program Files folder, essentially freeing up many
> gigabytes of space on the boot drive.
> This may or may not be a good solution for you as it will depend on where
> the bulk of your storage is utilized.  If the bulk of your
> storage utilization is in your profile directory, you may consider storing
> that information on the second ~2TB partition.
> The process is fairly well documented in this sourceDaddy article:
> https://sourcedaddy.com/windows-7/configuring-mount-points.html
> William Carlin
>> On Sat, Oct 24, 2020 at 2:48 AM Gene Heskett <gheskett at shentel.net> wrote:
>>> On Friday 23 October 2020 21:07:41 Joshua Harper via Coco wrote:
>>> Hi guys I know this is off-topic but didn’t know who else to ask I
>>> just had my Windows 7 PC fixed with a brand new 4 TB hard drive put in
>>> it with Windows 7 ultimate when I got back my PC under properties of a
>>> hard drive it showing capacity 1.97 available hard drive space how can
>>> I get back the rest of my hard drive space the other 2 TB apparently
>>> they put a partition on it I believe is there any way of taking off
>>> the partition where I can get the whole 4 TB access again thanks I
>>> appreciate all your help
>> Well, if it was linux, I'd run fdisk or such and add the rest of the
>> drive as another partition. mount it in /etc/fstab as /home/yourname,
>> and copy the existing /home/yourname to it.  Then edit /etc/fstab to
>> mount it as /home.   And reboot, edit /etc/fstab to mount the old one
>> someplace else to make it again accessible, reboot again and clean out
>> the old stuff you've copied to the new partition to recover that space.
>> But I only own one winders box that only gets pulled out of the truck
>> and used for tuning an am radio stations antenna tower, so I can't tell
>> you how to do it on winderz. Having your personal stuff separate from
>> the os means you can if carefull, reinstall the os w/o losing your
>> stuff.
>> Cheers, Gene Heskett
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