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Partitioning a harddisk


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#1 Hotter Than July

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Posted 20 August 2010 - 05:06 PM

I was thinking about partitioning the hard drive on one of my computers running XP SP3 and installing other Operating systems on them, but I have no clue how to do it :thumbsup: Also, I know there's a way to do it with an OS disk, but I have a SP2 one, would using that make a difference partitioning the harddisk?
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Posted 20 August 2010 - 05:14 PM

I would recommend wiping the entire disk, and starting from scratch using the Windows installer to partition your drive out. What size of drive is it, and what OS do you plan on installing on the other partition?

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Posted 20 August 2010 - 05:20 PM

There are any number of programs that allow partitioning, changing partition size, etc.

You might take a look at the capabilities of EASEUS Partition Master Home Edition freeware. - http://www.partition-tool.com/personal.htm.

As with any program...please read the instructions provided before using.

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Posted 21 August 2010 - 09:14 AM

I was thinking about installing Windows 95 or Ubuntu

Edited by Hotter Than July, 21 August 2010 - 09:35 AM.

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Posted 21 August 2010 - 06:42 PM

Okay I figured it out (and I have ubuntu downloading now): http://support.microsoft.com/kb/313348
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