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when I installed windows I made 2 partitions one for the OS and one for storage of useless stuff .. well it turns out that 6GB isn't big enough to hold XP and everything that needs to register with it so I was wondering if there is anyway without reformatting to expand that partition to about 10GB?
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linky? and how to use it?
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I recommend GParted. It's a freeware linux-based boot CD that will let you do just about anything to your partitions, from a nifty GUI.

http://gparted.sourceforge.net/
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I used a ubuntu boot disk last time i had to change partitions.

partition magic isn't free so i don't go looking for it. I've had it fail on me before too, that sucked. I lost just about everything.
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I recommend GParted. It's a freeware linux-based boot CD that will let you do just about anything to your partitions, from a nifty GUI.

http://gparted.sourceforge.net/
Boot from this cd once it is made?
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PartitionMagic is a good one my friend

http://www.symantec.com/home_homeoff...d=sp&pvid=pm80
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by PLeXuS4200 View Post
Boot from this cd once it is made?
Correct. Download the ISO, burn it to a CD with whatever program you prefer, and then boot from it. (Set BIOS to boot from CD, etc)
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Thanks for the help .... I need some ISO burning software though ...
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IMG burn at http://www.imgburn.com is a great utility! Happy ISO burning!
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