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I'm having a partitioning dilemma here. I want to partition off 400GB from the C drive and it will only let me do 177GB. What's wrong here?
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I highly recommend using a boot-time tool such as GParted, Ranish Partition Manager, etc. Because they operate independently from your drive (off a CD), there is much less risk of corruption (and they generally work better than MS's tools, too)
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Originally Posted by Chipp View Post
I highly recommend using a boot-time tool such as GParted, Ranish Partition Manager, etc. Because they operate independently from your drive (off a CD), there is much less risk of corruption (and they generally work better than MS's tools, too)
Yup. GParted is probably the best partitioning tool out there.
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Hmm so its an error most people run into when partitioning there hard drives through vista's os?
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post #5 of 7
I ran into this error in vista's partitioning tool too. It doesn't let you partition completely. As stated before, gparted (or any other live cd with gparted on it) is your best solution
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its because there is data allocated at the end of the drive and vista wont move it. btw thanks for answering my post on the same issue you buttholes.
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Woah woah, calm down...

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