[jhb_airlines] Re: New PC

  • From: "Bones" <bones@xxxxxxx>
  • To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 2 Jul 2008 15:54:29 +0100

You should be able to do that in XP using the Admin Tools, Computer


-----Original Message-----
From: jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Gerry Winskill
Sent: 02 July 2008 15:26
To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: New PC

XP Home, again.

Next question, 'cos I've lost the last answer. I've got two SATA drives; 
C: and D:  I want to partition them but have lost the plot. Not fit to 
be let out!

Gerry Winskill

Peter Dodds wrote:
> MS Vista by any chance?
> Peter
>> *From:* Gerry Winskill <gwinsk@xxxxxxx>
>> *To:* "jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> *Date:* Tue, 01 Jul 2008 16:38:21 +0100
>> The new PC, replacement for this one, arrived at lunch time.
>> I started with a clanger, by squashing it into the remaining space 
>> next to the other two. Then, when I came to boot up, needed the 25 
>> digit Windows XP code.....which, naturally, was stuck to the back 
>> of the machine. So, everything disconnected and machine pulled, so 
>> I could read the code, etc, etc.
>> Anyway, with it finally running, I decided to partition the two 
>> SATA drives, before copying material from this one, that I'd 
>> already copied to my external LaCie SATA drive.
>> Only, I can't. When I opt for Manage, then Disk Management, it 
>> tells me I'm not authorised to access it.
>> I knew this wasn't going to be painless. Fortunately it's only a 
>> couple of minutes work to reinstate the wiring to this, old, 
>> workhorse, so that I can send out a Mayday!
>> Gerry Winskill

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