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Old 07-26-2004, 05:12 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Is there any way i can alter a partition to give another more space? I tried to do it through fdisk but to no avail. I dont want to get rid of my current C: or delete the entire partition.
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Old 07-26-2004, 05:19 PM   #2 (permalink)
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GameGuru, you will need a utility like Partition Magic or similar. FDISK is a all or nothing utility.... as you have found out for yourself, it will not let you resize existing partitions.

Ranish I heard last time was sstill free and available for D/L off the net. Try it out... but i strongly urge you to back up any personal data first. I do not know how reliable it is as i've never tried it myself. I use PM at home.
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Old 07-26-2004, 05:39 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Ok thanks, I will try that out.
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Old 07-26-2004, 05:57 PM   #4 (permalink)
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i know alot of people that has used partition magic in the past, and had no problems, however, a few others had have problems.

but always backup before doing something risky.
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Well i get to partition magic and i cant save my damn work, i have to pay $80 to do it, and ranish is way too crazy.
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Old 07-26-2004, 06:13 PM   #6 (permalink)
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o dear. well is there an alternative for what you want to do??
why do you want to change the partition size??
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so i can put linux on.
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Old 07-26-2004, 06:28 PM   #8 (permalink)
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ahhhh, good ute.
get partition magic, off the records(you know what i mean), or use another hard drive.
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heh alright.
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you going to use another hard drive??
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