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Old 04-07-2009, 04:25 AM   #1 (permalink)
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i have buy new dell studio now there is two drives showing c for opreating system and d for recovery i want to make partition of c like e f g how can i do without formatting my windows? i dont want to forrmat becoz dell softwares are quit pretty for me

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Old 04-07-2009, 05:18 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 04-07-2009, 05:35 AM   #3 (permalink)
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in xp you could use partition magic, its a nice little program

if your on vista you can just go Start Menu>Right Click My Computer>Management>Disk Management and resize your partitions
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I recommend partition magic if you are using XP.
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Second for GParted. Way easy and free. I use it all the time, and have yet to have any problems on all OS's (XP, Vista, Linux).
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gParted. Much faster, and you can make a live cd to boot with. I'm using it currently.

Partition Magic used to be ok, just like Paragon used to be ok, but gParted takes the cake.

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