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Old 07-16-2005, 09:54 AM   #1
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should i format X partition after creat Y partition


hello ..

i have winXP , and i have 2 partitions C and D , i want to create E partition and get 5 gig from D partition .

my question , should i format D partition after create becuse my friend tell me the programme will format D partition .

and 5 gigabyte good to install miniSlack ?
 
Old 07-16-2005, 10:02 AM   #2
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NTFS resize operations do not require formating of the 'source' partition. Just make sure that the partition is completely defragmented (no fragments/files at the lower end). Althought you should not lose any data, you should always do backups!
 
Old 07-16-2005, 10:09 AM   #3
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thank you abisko00

but my file system is FAT
 
Old 07-16-2005, 10:13 AM   #4
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but my file system is FAT
Although this is just a guess, I would say it doesn't matter.
 
  


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