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Master Geek


Topic # 13332 4-May-2007 17:01
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How can i create a new partition on my hard drive????

(note: hard drive has already been set up already with windows and extraneous files etc)

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  Reply # 69526 4-May-2007 17:52

Try gParted
It can be run from a livecd and can create partiions from freespace rather than requiring a format

http://gparted.sourceforge.net/

speaking of partitions I setup a Vista / XP Dual boot today




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  Reply # 69529 4-May-2007 18:42
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does that meen you can choose to boot in xp or vista???!

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 69530 4-May-2007 19:07

yes,
just playing round with vista, seeing how it works on my machine and whether it works for me. I didn't want to scrap my xp setup.

In the end I will end up going back to xp or scrapping it and going all vista



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  Reply # 69536 4-May-2007 19:45
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how did you manage to set up up to have both os's on your pc?

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  Reply # 69542 4-May-2007 20:16
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Make sure you have one or more partitions and when installing just install the 2nd OS onto a different partition

Then use something like VistaBootPro to add an XP entry to the Vista boot loader

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