Hi Ron, What version of Partition Magic are you using?. As far as I understand you cannot change an NTFS partition that has XP installed on it. Ragards Bram ----- Original Message ----- From: Ron Allen <chizotz@xxxxxxxxxxx> To: <24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Friday, April 25, 2003 7:25 PM Subject: [24hoursupport] Re: Resize partition? > > > Bram: With Partition Magic you definitely can re-size NTFS > partitions. It's no problem at all, I have done it > numerous times. I love Partition Magic for this and many > other reasons. Partition Magic is one of those tools that > you may only need once in a great while (unless you're a > full-time service tech), but when you need it it's awfully > nice to have available. > > > Lene: I see nothing wrong with either re-sizing the > partition or leaving it as it is. As Bram basically said, > it depends on how you use your computer. By default, > Windows will install software to your C:\Program Files > directory, which is most likely on the same partition. The > question is, will you have enough room or will you always > install your programs to another partition? Also, by > default the Windows "swap file" will be created in the > root of your boot directory, and that is also a > consideration because not having enough room for that will > impact performance. I suggest using PM to create a > partition for the swap file on a physically seperate drive > from your boot drive, if you have a physically seperate > drive to create a partition for this. > > HTH, > > Ron > > > > >You don't say if your original partition is Fat32 or > >NTFS. If it's NTFS then > >you can't change the partition size. You also don't say > >what else you have > >on the same partition( Office etc?), or what the total > >size of your hard > >disk is, so it's difficult to answer your question. More > >details please. > > >> Hi everyone, I installed WinXP on a small partition > >>(2.72 GB). I recently > >installed Partition Magic and I want to resize the XP > >partition to about > >5GB. Should I do this or do you think that the current > >size is adequate? I > >also recently downloaded the Service Pack into another > >hard drive that does > >not have Windows XP. Is it okay to delete this folder? For a web-based membership management utility and information on list policies, please see http://nibec.com/24hoursupport/ To unsubscribe, send a blank email to 24hoursupport-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with "unsubscribe" (without quotes) in the subject.