Increasing c drive size without formating

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debsuvra

is NOT a PC/Mac
If u use windows xp and it is installed in the C: drive then resizing the drive would kill ur installation as XP will not recognize the drive after resizing. Though u can skip that using some registry hacks. :wink:

But if u r not using XP or XP is not on C: drive then u can easily change the drive's space in disk management console. To open it simply go to Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Computer Management and then go to the Disk Management under the storage tab. :p
 

NucleusKore

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debsuvra said:
If u use windows xp and it is installed in the C: drive then resizing the drive would kill ur installation as XP will not recognize the drive after resizing.

I have done it using GParted. A student of mine had a laptop with a single partition (like all these crazy manufacturers supply). I resized 80 GB to 20 GB. When I rebooted it said new hard disk found.......blah blah, your device is installed and ready to use. I rebooted again for safety...you know windows :)
No problems after that.
 
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paid

Journeyman
Best Solution go for Partition Magic 8.0 as you got Windows XP
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in your assembled PC ;-)
 

naveen_reloaded

!! RecuZant By Birth !!
i think there are variuos softwares to do this ...
is there a way ... to dod it in vista... want to know .. but since i was using xp long back... i did it with partion magic or manager .. iforgot the name..
 
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