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How to Partition and Un-Partition your Hard Drive in Windows

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

It used to be pretty common for PC users to partition their hard drives for various reasons. Even though it’s not done that often these days; here’s how …

Hard drive partitioning is useful for creating virtual drives and creating disk volumes that can be used for storing particular file types. For example, if you did not want to keep all of your media and documents on Drive (C:), you can create a hard drive partition that will be a new volume separate from (C:). Many users are already familiar with hard drive partitioning, but un-partitioning a hard drive is another issue that some may not be familiar with. In other words, if you have partitions and you want to remove them and merge them back into Drive (C:), how do you do that?