[24hoursupport] Reformatting and Partitioning

  • From: "Karren" <picasso@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "24hoursupport@Freelists. Org" <24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 3 Feb 2003 06:03:16 -0700

I recently had my hard drive reformatted and the tech gave me the 
following information.  Fdisk, then partitioned the hard drive in 2 
partitions.  One where my operating system and program files will be 
stored and the other partition where my documents will be stored.  He 
then used a "Ghost 2003" program to copy the system and said
that in the future, I should reformat about every 6 months and would 
only have to restore using the ghosted cd's. leaving the other 
partition intact where my documents are stored.  

My question is:

How do I find out how to do this procedure in the event I want to 
repeat the process in the future on another computer?  What is your 
opinion as to this method?  How do I find the drive D: where the 
documents are stored.  The D: drive does not show up in "My

My computer information is listed below.


Intel Pentium II with MMX technology
Memory 128 MB
Hard Drive Aprox. 13GB on one partition and 3 GB on another partition.
Windows 2000 NT professional (Version 5.0 Build 2125 Service pack 3)

A: 31/2 Floppy Drive
C: Local Drive
E: Zip Drive


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