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Old 09-28-2005, 03:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
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How do you partition a harddrive?
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Im sorry, But is this a serious post ? Your an " Ultra Techie " ?!??


If this is real : http://www.d-silence.com/feature.php?id=246
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Start>run>diskmgmt.msc
BTW, you are posting in the wrong section. This should go in software forums.
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o, my bad. yeah i'm for real i've never done it before....
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Start>run>diskmgmt.msc
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ok did that.. how do you add a partition?
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You need unallocated space on the harddisk to create a partition. If you don't have unallocated space you could delete a partition to replace it by a partition with a different fle-system. Or just format it using the file-system you prefer. Just rigt click on the disk to see the options.
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I recommend Norton Partition Magic for an easy-to-use utility for managing partitions, although XP's built-in disk management program does the same job...
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I recommend Norton Partition Magic for an easy-to-use utility for managing partitions, although XP's built-in disk management program does the same job...
I always use PowerQuest Partition Magic, but it's not free, so....
Windows disk management lacks a lot of features, like resizing, moving, merging, copying, converting etc....etc.
Bu for creating/deleting/formatting partitions its fine.
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Well yeah, Norton isn't free either.
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