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harddisk partitioning

Posted on 2002-03-16
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where can I find a website to change the partition fo my harddisk without losing the data?
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by:jhance
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http://www.powerquest.com

Their Partition Magic program is my favorite.  

PLEASE BE SURE YOU MAKE A BACKUP BEFORE YOU ATTEMPT ANY SUCH CHANGES!!!!
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by:1175089
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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..."
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by:rajans
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Partition Magic is a good program.
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by:Smokintbird
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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.


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whistlerMe earned 50 total points
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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.
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by:Smokintbird
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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.
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by:Kyle Schroeder
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whistlerMe:

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

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

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