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27-08-2004, 09:35 AM
HI , I was wondering if there is some free partitioning software that you can get to shrink the disk. I am Running XP PRO and I can't use the Inbuilt software because you already need to have free space on your computer - and i don't think it does that.

27-08-2004, 09:39 AM
try 'ranish partition manager' cant remember where to get it sorry but a quick google will tell ya

27-08-2004, 10:18 AM
You'll be after QtParted (http://qtparted.sourceforge.net/) to do GUI Resizing of partitions non-destructively, and you can get the SystemRescueCD (http://www.sysresccd.org/) to boot off and repartition :-)


27-08-2004, 10:59 PM
Partition resizer. presz134, zdnet or the like, runs in dos only resizes, self explanatroy gui, boot dos first of of any floppy.

Back up the mbr just in case (any resize prog). Test xp reboot BEFORE formatting new partition, dfrag before resizeing opp (any resize prog).

Plenty of other gear arround thats, better, this is simple and free, Havent personall used it with NT/FS XP default. Check compatability.

27-08-2004, 11:05 PM
cool thanks all for the help

28-08-2004, 10:09 AM
Hi ApeNz
I happen to have the link that drcspy mentions showing in my AZZ Cardfile.
It is -


Having said that I do not in any way recommend it as I just do not know. It is something just kept as a potential resource sometime in this or the next life !!

Personally I would follow what Chilling Silence recommends as at least we know that he knows what he is doing.
Good luck
Misty ;)

28-08-2004, 10:43 AM
Awww... Now you've made me blush... :8}

29-08-2004, 12:36 AM
Thanks all