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Old 09-18-2003, 05:08 PM   #1
tincho
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Angry XP resize problem


I want to install linux on an existing XP hard disk.
I wanted to resize the only NTFS partition with PM8.0 but I get an error (#27 cant lock drive).
Hard disk is 40Gb 50% used , defranmented and I want to set free 5Gb. Want to keep XP running.

Cant find this error on PM web.

Suggestions ???
Thanks!!!!

Tincho
 
Old 09-18-2003, 05:56 PM   #2
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are you using xp home or xp professional ?
 
Old 09-22-2003, 08:50 AM   #3
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XP profesional.... Anyway i've already solved the problem.
i've boot the system from PM's rescue disk and i was able to resize from there since XP was not running!

Thanks for your help anyway!
Rgs,
Tincho
 
  


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