External hard drive partition question

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  1. kristianity77
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    kristianity77 GBATemp old fogey

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    Ive got a 2TB hard drive that is currently split into two partitions. The primary partition is close to being full, and the secondary is blank.

    What I want to know is, can I (without losing information on the first partition) delete the second one, and add the space to the first one which is currently almost full?
     
  2. PsyBlade

    PsyBlade Snake Charmer

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    yes
    there should be many partition managers with that ability
    personally I'd use linux fdisk + ntfsresize but ymmv
     
  3. Aeter

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