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Reformatting Partitioning HDD question

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#1 HinkyDink


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Posted 23 July 2010 - 10:40 PM

I am getting ready to do a clean install of Windows 7 over XP. I want to reformat my 250 GB hard drive keeping the two existing partitions but changing their sizes. I want one partition to be only 50 GB for just the OS. Everything else will go in the other partition. I am backed up with Carbonite and an external HDD. I want to use Windows Easy Transfer however I don't know if WET will allow me to migrate files from the old "C" for instance into a new, larger "F". Perhaps I would be better off to move everything by hand. There are several good tutorials on the installation, but I can't find an answer to this problem.

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#2 AustinTerry


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Posted 24 July 2010 - 07:07 AM

If you want to re-size, create partitions, I have used Easeus Partition Master and it works very well.


Never used WET, but I would think it should do what you ask.

Hope this helps... :huh:

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