[24hoursupport] Re: Resize partition?

  • From: Ron Allen <chizotz@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: Bram <24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 26 Apr 2003 23:11:58 -0500


Hello Bram,

I am running version 8.0 of Partition Magic. When I set up my new
computer several weeks ago, I installed Windows XP and then Partition
Magic and used PM to create and re-size partitions. I installed XP on
a brand new unformatted hard drive, and allowed XP install to format
the boot drive partition to NTFS and the whole size of the drive
(120GB). I then used PM to resize that partition down and create new
partitions in the free space. Worked like a charm.

I don't know if Microsoft provides any utilities to re-size an NTFS
partition, I don't believe they do, but PM definitely handles it without a 


Saturday, April 26, 2003, 4:44:06 PM, you wrote:
B> What version of Partition Magic are you using?.  As far as I understand you
B> cannot change an NTFS partition that has XP installed on it.

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