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12-06-2001, 08:31 PM
Recently I had a response about gaining extra space by changing my C drive to slave and D to master.
However I don't know how to do that and have no mfg instructions to help either.
I am sure it is probably pretty simple.
Also I am a litle nervous that if I manage the change Windows opperating system which is in the C drive will not work properly as most references will now be to D drive

12-06-2001, 10:11 PM
Not sure what you are saying here? Changing a drive from master to slave does not change the size of it! Windows normally needs to boot from the c: drive (first partition on the drive on IDE0) unless you use a boot manager.

17-06-2001, 12:32 PM
Re:- John Davey's comments
I had almost filled up my C drive of 2 Gb and wanted to utilise my D drive which has nearly 8GB of space.
A suggestion from a respondent was to make C the slave and D the master so that first preference for storage would be D drive. However as you pointed out Windows normally needs to boot from C drive. Can I easily alter this so it boots from the D instead?