I usually partition the harddrive into two, one for programs and one
for data. Same effect, just not a second HD.

On Thu, 13 Jan 2005 14:56:37 -0500, Chuck Lewis <clewis@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> True Booth.
> Something I do here at work (believe it or not, not file server...) is order
> a 2nd hard drive with every PC we get. And all "data" is stored on that hard
> drive. Windows gets corrupted on C: and that drive gets hosed, still have
> their data. It's a "stop gap" procedure until we can get the OK ($) for a
> filer server...
> Chuck
> -----Original Message-----
> From: pctech-bounces+clewis=iquest.net@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:pctech-bounces+clewis=iquest.net@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Booth
> Martin
> Sent: Thursday, January 13, 2005 1:23 PM
> To: pctech@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: RE: [PCTECH] RE: WEIRD Dell Windows XP problem...
> Last year I had a similar problem.  I bought a new hard drive and added it
> to the machine and installed XP on the new drive.  The files on the old
> drive then became accessible, and I lost nothing but gained a lot of new
> empty disk space.
> New hard drives are under a $100 now, so it is cheaper than a couple of
> hours of repair time in the shop.
> Booth
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