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is there a too that'll allow me to delete and re-create partitions on a disk without losing the data on the initial partition?

i've got a disc that's got my OS on the first half and a bunch of storage on the other half. i want to turn it into a three or four partition disc - for xp86, xp64, possibly vista, and ubuntu. obviously, i can't just clear and start over, my OS is on the main sector of the drive.

is there a way to do those partition changes without my computer crapping out or something?
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I use PartitionMagic for this... works great for me.
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i was more going for free stuff, actually.

i'll check out partitionmagic.
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If you want free, then check out gparted.
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