Partitioning the hard disk in win98

Posted on 2000-04-22
Last Modified: 2013-12-28
How can i partitioning the hard disk in win98 without format it ?
Question by:essam_elkady
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ID: 2740782
Try a program like partion magig or nortons ghost
to partition without formating
hope this helps
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ID: 2740859
Here is a program that is free and works just fine
Ranish Partition Manager

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ID: 2750305
Get the partition resizer from here:
it works at the DOS level, can resize existing partitions without data loss or reformatting and is only 89KB.
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ID: 2753922
Why not just use fdisk. It is located on any win emergency boot disk, which can be made on another working system.
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ID: 2756172
After you use fdisk you have to format the partitions before you can use them, read the question, he doesn't want to have to format it.
So that only leaves aftermarket software.

Expert Comment

ID: 2757849
As mentioned by T Rex Partition Magic by PowerQuest Corporation allows for partition without formatting. It allows u to manage partition without much hassel.

Expert Comment

ID: 2757860
As mentioned by T Rex Partition Magic from Powerquest allows partition without formatting. It also allows u to manage partitions without much hastle.

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trunin earned 50 total points
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Use Partition Magic 3.5

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