This is a basic newbie question. If I would like to merge two partitions, both of which have data on them, will the result be a "combined" single partition with no data loss? The two partitions are the system partition and the other is where I store the majority of my applications. I understand that the registry on the system partition was already set when I loaded the programs on the other partition - but will combining the partitions screw everything up? Please advise. I am using Win XP Pro. Thanks!