Re: Disk management
On Tue, 29 Apr 2008 08:30:14 -0400, firstname.lastname@example.org
>On Tue, 29 Apr 2008 02:58:21 -0500, "philo" <email@example.com> wrote:
>><firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>>> I have my old XP load on my C drive and Vista on the D drive. I'm
>>> ready to wipe out XP (I know lots of folks would go the other way) so
>>> I can create a mirror copy of Vista for fault tolerance. Before I
>>> enable RAID in the firmware, I'm thinking I need to format the C
>>> drive. However the Disk Management utility has the format command
>>> grayed out for the C drive. It shows up as:
>>> Disk 0: C: NTFS, Healthy (System, Active, Primary Partition)
>>> My D drive is:
>>> Disk 2: D: NTFS, Healthy (Boot, Page File, Crash Dump, Primary
>>> What is the proper way to wipe out C so I can create my RAID mirror?
First run Disk Management, and set the primary partition on Disk 2 to
Then remove Disk 0, configure your system so the BIOS boots from Disk
2, and follow steps 2 through 15 at
Ignore any references to Windows XP.
>>You can't wipe it out as your "boot" files are located there
>OK I see from VistaBootPro that the boot manager is still on the C
>drive. Does anyone have any guidance on how to move the boot manager
>to my Vista drive?