Possible to repartitioning an exisiting Windows partition?

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Possible to repartitioning an exisiting Windows partition?

Postby Terw on Wed May 07, 2008 4:22 pm

Hello, is it possible to repartition an exisiting NTFS Windows
partition into one NTSC, and one linux partion without having
to reinstall windows and lose all my data?
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Re: Possible to repartitioning an exisiting Windows partition?

Postby miket on Wed May 07, 2008 4:26 pm

Hello Terw !

I'm guessing you mean NTFS partition here as I think NTSC is the american standard for broadcast TV ?

Anyways, yes you can shrink an NTFS partition, which isn't exactly repartitioning but it will give you the free
space to create a partition for Linux to reside on.

There are lots of postings on this forum about this so I'll leave you to have a hunt around to find them.

Mike.

Terw wrote:Hello, is it possible to repartition an exisiting NTSC Windows
partition into one NTSC, and one linux partion without having
to reinstall windows and lose all my data?
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Re: Possible to repartitioning an exisiting Windows partition?

Postby Terw on Wed May 07, 2008 4:28 pm

Hehe, NTFS yeah :oops:

But ok, tnx ;)
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Re: Possible to repartitioning an exisiting Windows partition?

Postby T J Tulley on Fri May 09, 2008 6:34 pm

Whatever you try, I suggest backup at least "My Documents" to a different hdd or to a USB stick.
Yours hopefully -

Theo Tulley.
Using a PC with 2GB RAM, 3 hdds and a 1.7 GHz Celeron cpu.
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