Solved

harddisk partitioning

Posted on 2002-03-16
12
333 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-26
where can I find a website to change the partition fo my harddisk without losing the data?
0
Comment
Question by:wynsberghe
  • 4
  • 2
  • 2
  • +4
12 Comments
 
LVL 32

Expert Comment

by:jhance
ID: 6871519
http://www.powerquest.com

Their Partition Magic program is my favorite.  

PLEASE BE SURE YOU MAKE A BACKUP BEFORE YOU ATTEMPT ANY SUCH CHANGES!!!!
0
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:1175089
ID: 6871791
Every Linux distribution has a such tool, it's name is FIPS. "..FIPS is a program designed to split an existing DOS partition without deleting
the data on it..."
0
 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:rajans
ID: 6872513
Partition Magic is a good program.
0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:Smokintbird
ID: 6872869
I use "FIPS".

It is supplied by most linux distributions, but is also available for FREE to download here:
http://www.igd.fhg.de/~aschaefe/fips/

FIPS 2.0 is a totally free and royalty free program, and supports FAT16 and FAT32 file systems.  It works wonderfully for resizing, creating, or deleting partitions.  I personally use it and have altered my FAT32 partitions several times with it.


0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
whistlerMe earned 50 total points
ID: 6876056
Try using Power Quest Partition Magic
You will be able to download it in http://www.download.com
or in http://www.google.com search engines type download partition magic and 1000 places to download will appear.
And note don't download the demo version.It may sometimes not work.
0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:Smokintbird
ID: 6876801
hey whistlerme...

is it just my imagination or did jhance and rajans BOTH already suggest that?   Next time you might think about comming up with an original awnser before you try to awnser a question.  I'm sure they appreciate it.
0
Free camera licenses with purchase of My Cloud NAS

Milestone Arcus software is compatible with thousands of industry-leading cameras for added flexibility. Upon installation on your My Cloud NAS, you will receive two (2) camera licenses already enabled in the software. And for a limited time, get additional camera licenses FREE.

 
LVL 16

Expert Comment

by:Kyle Schroeder
ID: 6887118
whistlerMe:

Welcome to Experts Exchange!  The method generally used in this EE Topic Area is to make comments in a question, and not propose answers, even if you are 100% sure that your solution is the only workable answer.  By posting your solution as an "Answer", it moves the question into the "Locked Questions" listing on the page, which fewer Experts look at, which therefore reduces the chance that the Questioner will get a fast solution to their problem.

For more information on Questions & Answer guidelines, please see the following link:
http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/cmtyQuestAnswer.jsp

Glad to have you here to share your knowledge!

Thanks,

-dog*
0
 
LVL 13

Expert Comment

by:magarity
ID: 6949046
"a website to change the partition"

I have no idea what these other people are going on about; I've never seen a Java script that can resize partitions.
0
 
LVL 16

Expert Comment

by:Kyle Schroeder
ID: 6949177
heh heh magarity...
0
 
LVL 16

Expert Comment

by:Kyle Schroeder
ID: 6951578
Nice job on the points steal there whistlerME.  Some people just can't read apparently.

-dog*
0
 
LVL 13

Expert Comment

by:magarity
ID: 6951602
This is a case of two new users:  This was the first question asked by "wynsberghe" so he/she certainly didn't know how to deal with someone stealing the answer via the 'answer' instead of 'comment' trick.
0
 
LVL 16

Expert Comment

by:Kyle Schroeder
ID: 6953436
>>
And note don't download the demo version.It may sometimes not work
<<
Sounds like a recommendation to download a pirated copy of the software as well...hmmm

-dog*
0

Featured Post

New! My Passport Wireless Pro Wi-Fi Mobile Storage

Portable wireless storage to offload, edit, and stream anywhere.

High-capacity, wireless mobile storage designed to accompany professional photographers and videographers in the field to easily offload, edit and stream captured photos and high-definition videos.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

We recently endured a series of broadcast storms that caused our ISP to shut us down for brief periods of time. After going through a multitude of tests, we determined that the issue was related to Intel NIC drivers on some new HP desktop computers …
In the modern office, employees tend to move around the workplace a lot more freely. Conferences, collaborative groups, flexible seating and working from home require a new level of mobility. Technology has not only changed the behavior and the expe…
A company’s greatest vulnerability is their email. CEO fraud, ransomware and spear phishing attacks are the no1 threat to a company’s security. Cybercrime is responsible for the largest loss of money to companies today with losses projected to r…
With Secure Portal Encryption, the recipient is sent a link to their email address directing them to the email laundry delivery page. From there, the recipient will be required to enter a user name and password to enter the page. Once the recipient …

919 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

14 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now