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decreasing partition size

Chuck Goldstein
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That did it! May thanks. I have Partition Magic 8 also. I decreased the
size of C-drive and created a D-drive.


"John Barnes" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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>I just checked the documentation and it says that you can boot from the
>install CD to run the program if you can boot from a CD, so depending on
>what version you have, that may be your solution. Like I said I have
>Partition Magic 8
> "Chuck Goldstein" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
> news:(E-Mail Removed)...
>> John, unfortunately I don't have a floppy drive on my PC and Partition
>> Magic won't create a rescue CD! On the other hand, Charlie, Acronis
>> TrueImage 8, will create a rescue CD. I have used that to successfully
>> image the x64 PC.
>> Is it possible to create a bootable image onto a CD of the 2 Partition
>> Magic rescue floppies ?
>> Chuck
>> "Charlie Russel - MVP" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
>> news:(E-Mail Removed)...
>>> Let us know if this works, John. That would be nice, since it would keep
>>> it within the strictest interpretation of the licensing. I'm going to
>>> give my Acronis a shot today as well.
>>> --
>>> Please, all replies to the newsgroup.
>>> ======================
>>> Charlie.
>>> John Barnes wrote:
>>>> Also if it is installed, you can try 'tools' 'create rescue disks'
>>>> "John Barnes" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
>>>> news:(E-Mail Removed)...
>>>>> It has been stated elsewhere that it installed on x64 but wouldn't
>>>>> run, so maybe you can create the DOS floppies during the install,
>>>>> like Charlie said, but on x64.
>>>>> I will try my version this afternoon after work.
>>>>> "Chuck Goldstein" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
>>>>> news:(E-Mail Removed)...
>>>>>> Want to partition the C-drive but the primary partition is the whole
>>>>>> disk. Hence I would like to reduce the size of the existing
>>>>>> partition in order to create a new one. The WinXP partition
>>>>>> manager provides for creation and deletion but not for resizing. Have
>>>>>> tried Powerquest (now Norton) Partition Magic but no go.
>>>>>> Any help?
>>>>>> Chuck



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