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#1 moomoo

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Posted 21 April 2007 - 03:35 PM

Alright..ive spent a WEEK trying to resize my hard drive with about 20 tools! and NONE are free! What im trying to do is resize my 40GB hard drive to 35GB to give myself 5GB unallocated space...in which i will format a linux partition and install SuSe. Could any Please give me a free tool to resize and help me pull off this job, it will be greatly appreciated!

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Posted 21 April 2007 - 03:45 PM

Have you checked here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic3616.html

scroll down the list and find Ranish Partition Manager
The name says it all -- 59 and holding permanently

**WARNING** Links I provide might cause brain damage

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Posted 21 April 2007 - 04:16 PM

I just downloaded ill give it a try. Does anyone have instructions after i create the partition on how to do it?

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Posted 21 April 2007 - 05:48 PM

Question how does it work? i copied the file to the A drive like it told me and chose windows NT as the other OS and when i loaded it at start up it said Error! Any Ideas?

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Posted 21 April 2007 - 10:03 PM

I normally run from the ultimate boot cd here is a link:

http://www.ultimatebootcd.com/download.html
The name says it all -- 59 and holding permanently

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Posted 22 April 2007 - 07:51 AM

im totally lost and i did the sim on Ranish...its WAY too advanced for me...does anyone have any other tools please? thanks alot

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Posted 22 April 2007 - 10:59 PM

I have you tried Digital Dolly 1.0? It is a 40+mb download but is has a partition resizing program. Runs from a CD in a RedHat GUI.
Warning! Resizing a partition is a destructive process. Backup EVERYTHING before attempting to resize or otherwise modify a drive or partition.
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Posted 23 April 2007 - 02:04 AM

Resizing An Existing Partition On A Single Hard Drive
The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who haven't got it.

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