2) Look for the file *.DMP in the WINNT directory. Delete it. This will
be a file as large as your RAM plus 11 megs, created the last time your
system went Blue Screen. Disable memory dumps upon critical system
errors, under Control Panel | System -- they aren't needed unless you're
talking to an NT level 2 technician at Microsoft, who needs one to diagnose
a serious problem that results in frequent BSoD's.
At 08:58 AM 1/30/00 -0500, you wrote:
>From: Danny Sinang <email@example.com>
> > If I do move the data to another disk and use NT's Disk Administrator to
> > expand the disk space, will the data in the original disk need to be
> > ?
>What I meant before was, if it's possible, permanently move stuff off of C
>onto your new drive (different drive letter) to free up space on C. What's
>taking up all of the space on C? One thing you can offload onto the new
>drive on some partitition is the swap file--that usually takes up a
>good-sized chunk of space. I forget exactly where this is done (I'm at home
>and don't have NT on my home computer)--maybe right-click on "My Computer"
>and choose Properties. I think it might be in there somewhere. Changing
>this will require a reboot at sometime.
>Drive C's size cannot be adjusted without involving Partition Magic, and if
>I remember correctly, it's a long process, so the machine would be down for
> > Exactly how do I do expansion in Disk Administrator ?
>Let's say your main hard drive has two partitions, drive C and D and you
>want to expand D. You install your second drive and create a couple
>partitions on it also. This is coming from memory here, so I might be off
>slightly, but I think you go into the Disk Administrator, click once on
>drive D, and while holding the control button down, click on one of the
>partitions of the new drive. Now both partitions should be "highlighted" or
>outlined. Right-click on D and I think there's an option to "expand" or
>something. From there, I don't remember what else comes after it, but it's
>pretty straight forward and simple.
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: Josh Hillman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > To: <email@example.com>
> > Sent: Sunday, January 30, 2000 9:20 PM
> > Subject: Re: [NTISP] Expanding my Drive C: in NT Server 4.0
> > > From: Danny Sinang <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > > > An NT 4.0 server of mine has only 1 2GB SCSI disk with NTFS
> > > It's
> > > > runninhg low on free disk space already.
> > > >
> > > > Is there a way I can simply plug in a new 4GB hard disk and make it
> > part
> > > of
> > > > drive C: (thus giving me more space) without reformatting my drive C:
> > >
> > > NT's Disk Administrator will allow you to do this with any other
> > partition,
> > > but not C because it is the system partition. In order to do what
> > > wanting to do, you'd have to use Partition Magic, or something similar
> > > it.
> > >
> > > All of our NT servers are using no more than maybe 600 megs on drive
> > C--all
> > > websites, logs, etc. are on different partitions. Maybe you can move
> > > stuff from one drive to another instead of expanding C?
> > >
> > > Josh
> > >
> > >
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