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Format and start over. Stop with the partitioning
that was the plan :) but before i didnt have the required space to backup, and now i do so :)
 

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alright i backed everything up and formatted the entire disk. just 1 more question, can i merge 1 partition with a boot partition all on the same hdd ?
 
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#32
If you really like to see different drive letters you could use "subst", it's a integrated windows application that makes a folder appear as a another drive/partition/etc.

SUBST is a command on the DOS, IBM OS/2 and Microsoft Windows operating systems used for substituting paths on physical and logical drives as virtual drives. (Taken from wikipedia)

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If you really like to see different drive letters you could use "subst", it's a integrated windows application that makes a folder appear as a another drive/partition/etc.

SUBST is a command on the DOS, IBM OS/2 and Microsoft Windows operating systems used for substituting paths on physical and logical drives as virtual drives. (Taken from wikipedia)

Technet Article


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yeh i know about v-drives. but my problem is. everytime i reinstall win7 i have to install F***** everything again, its like 4/5 hours work with games and such.. (not to mention Steam wich is over 250 gb download @ 600 kb/s -_-). So if i have seperate drives for like games apps besides the boot dir, then i can safely reinstall windows, and repair most of the apps/games on the fresh install, i've tried that a looong time ago with v-drives but somehow that doesnt work together..... so i have just 3 partition on the 1.5 tb and 1 on the 600 gb. for now im alright with this, but should i reconsider i can always use gpt..
Thanks for the link FordGT90Concept
 
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anny way, im kind of late, try using Paragon Partition Manager™ 11 SE Personal
its a great tool
 
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anny way, im kind of late, try using Paragon Partition Manager™ 11 SE Personal
its a great tool[/QUOTE

thanks for that dude! but like you said your already too late haha :), i already formatted and installed win7 with mbr :)... that whole gpt thing was a little too much work for me, why work harder when you can get better results with less energy used :)