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Its another newbie again ...
Well i've tried out tons of programs which will partition my hard drive for me only when you buy it but what i am looking is for a free one ...
My hard drive is composed of only one primary partition taking up the whole space ... there is no unallocated space
I just need a program in which i am able to resize the primary partition so that i have enough space to create another partition for Fedora Core 4
I was planning to use Disk Droid on FC4 but that does not resize my partition, only formatting and using the unallocated space
All help would be greatly appreciated
Thanks in advance
How about QTParted (comes with Knoppix and Mepis--free) or DiskDrake (comes with Mandriva--free)? Ubuntu also has a free partitioning tool--it's text-based, but it works. I believe it's the same one Debian uses.
Well, these are all free provided you have broadband internet, a CD burner, and blank CDs.
Well ... Currently i have windows xp pro sp2
I tried diskdrake but couldn't find it ... even though i googled it and i've just downloaded qtparted ... do i burn and boot it from a cd ?
Sorry for all the questions, i am new at this
Well ... i have just downloaded System Rescue CD with qtparted and tried it but, to be honest, have no idea as to how to use it, i've googled it but all i found was irrelevant ...
Could someone please help me ?
It is a boot CD, so when you reboot with the CD in the drive, it will boot from the CD. If it doesn't, your BIOS probably doesn't boot from the CD, so change that setting. Another useful CD is UBCD (Ultimate Boot CD).
Thank you very much
But now another problem arises and its ticking me off quite alot
When i run QTParted and want to apply the changes that i want, such as resizing my primary partition, all it says is
Any ideas ?
Is this because in the area that i want to resize, there is still data ...
I defragmented and everything do i have to continually do this until i see that all the data has moved to one end of the hard drive ?
Thanks very much and thanks in advanced
By the way, my primary partition that is taking up me whole hard drive is NTFS, is it compatibility reasons with FAT ?