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Old 02-29-2008, 01:33 PM   #1
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Installing Centos without formatting current Vista NTFS partition

Whats the best tool available to resize the current partition and install CentOS without risking data corruption?
Old 02-29-2008, 02:38 PM   #2
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Use Vista's Disk Management tool under Computer Management to shrink the drive and then try to install in the free space.


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