Resizing partitins

I remember reading someplace (or at least I think that I remember) that under win2k one should be able to go to the disk manager and resize the size of my partition.  
So questions is: is it possible, and if so, what steps should I follow
Kejtar
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workshopCommented:
If you can't find a resolution try using Partition Magic 4.0.
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KejtarAuthor Commented:
The problem is that partition magic does not want to touch the NTFS partition that win2k created (I think it has to do with changes that microsoft implemented in win2k ntfs format).  So I am kind of stuck
Kejtar
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ftownCommented:
Yo must first log on as an administrator.  There should be at least two of these logins per system and one or more  regular users.  Better fix this first if its not that way so that you do not get locked out.
When that is done, Right click on My Computer, then select Manage.  Now left click on disk management.  Move the mouse arrow to any disk, not the partitions.  Right-click and select upgrade to dynamic disk.  Once this is done, a reboot is required.  After reboot, most partitions can be expanded simulatr to the way partition magic does it.
Be sure to read through the help on dynamic volumes before trying this.  This goes double if you have a dual-boot system.

good luck
Frank
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workshopCommented:
Are you using Partition Magic 4.0?

We don't have a problem using it with Win2000 machines that have NTFS partitions.
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KejtarAuthor Commented:
I have partition magic 4, and it didn't work on the machine that was formatted under win2k with ntfs, but I tried it for the hell of it on another machine that was setup as an upgrade from nt4 to win2k and it worked... so it looks to me like partition magic 4 does not work for the new filesystem.

ftown, I will read the files and try that... quick question though I boot between win2k and 98 (not all programs work to good on win2k will there be problems with win98 using a partition formatted win fat32?
Kejtar
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KejtarAuthor Commented:
aahhhh, this is kind of dissapointing: there is no way for me to use it, since it will not let me have partitions or logical volumes!!!!!
Kejtar
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workshopCommented:
ftown - what do you do if the partition was originally created with 98?

You can convert it to a dynamic disk but when I try and resize it says cannot because of where it originated from.
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