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I would recommend PartedMagic.
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Turns out i have a PartitionMagic 7.0 Install CD lying around... I'm looking at resize/move partition.


The 1024 cylinder thing concerns me, and i have no idea what it means. Should i be concerned about this, or should i just move the slider all the way over the unallocated space hit OK?
post #23 of 30
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I just went on the site and it says that the 1024 cylinder boundary does not apply to windows XP... so I should be OK hitting the OK button?
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Anyone? Kinda anxious to get this thing done.
post #25 of 30
Honestly you could of reformated and been well on your way to doing other things by now.

Don't see why people hate reformating so much.. it doesnt take that long :|

Try it, if it fails.. reformat
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Doesnt reformatting erase everything on the drive...?
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Doesnt reformatting erase everything on the drive...?
Yea but thats what storage drives and DVDs are for.
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True, but when you format a hard disc doesnt it remove the OS too? you have to re-install XP i think.
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I went ahead and moved the unallocated space onto the C drive. went over fine, and the C drive is now 298 gigs... sounds about right for a 320 gig HD
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there has to be some space left over in the disk for page files etc., dont worry
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