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Old 04-22-2006, 11:09 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Partition Magic is very expensive try Gparted it does everything PM does and it's free.
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Old 04-22-2006, 01:10 PM   #12 (permalink)
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I already have partition magic. Can i use the method i mentioned above. ^
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Old 04-22-2006, 02:10 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Go for it then ^_^
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Old 04-22-2006, 02:56 PM   #14 (permalink)
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I think i will. i just hope all my data is still there.
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Old 04-22-2006, 04:21 PM   #15 (permalink)
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I just had a thought, would i be able to boot from the cd (without making any partitions) then when i get to the bit asking whether i want to create or delete any partitions, go to create new partition and install it on that? After that it says format new partition, will this delete anything on my hdd? I will back up the important stuff anyway.

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yes you can.

be aware though you will see your other OS files from within windows and they can accidently be deleted.

you will have 2 boot paths on startup
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Old 04-22-2006, 04:26 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Yeah thats what i wanted. Will i be able to use the data from the other partition though?

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Old 04-22-2006, 04:28 PM   #17 (permalink)
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yes, you have to find them though.
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Oh right so they wont be installed or anything? When i go to add/remove programs they wont be there will they?
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Old 04-22-2006, 07:27 PM   #19 (permalink)
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Ok i just worked out that i need to create a partition before i can install xp on it. Does anyone know what size i should make for XP Pro x64?
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Old 04-22-2006, 08:58 PM   #20 (permalink)
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whatever size that you want (over 10 gigs)
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