Partitioning new hard drive

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Question Partitioning new hard drive

I'm installing Windows XP on a new hard drive. I wanted to have it partitioned so I got the first part set up. Now I'm not sure how to access the rest of the drive to set it up as a second partition - I know - it would have been smarter to figure that out first.
Can anyone help or direct me to information?
Second question - Old hard drive was infected. Will erasing it make is useable again? I tried reinstalling WIndows XP over the old one. One problem or another kept coming up so I opted for the new drive but I'l like to hang on to the old one if possible. Both hard drives are Western Digital.

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Old 09-22-09, 06:58 AM
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Good site, Ken. MaryP, why would you want to keep an infected hard drive? They are too cheap, and you will never erase everything with standard formattig.
 
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