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    Can I create a new partition after after the operating system has been installed?

    I have had my pc running smoothly for the first time in aboyt 3 months, but now I realise that I need a 20gb partition for my music so if I have to reformatt then It won't be lost next time. So my question is there some program which can create me a 20gb partition without me having to re-formatt again? Thanks, John.
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    Partition Magic?

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    AFAIK only Partition Magic can do the job.

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    Again another vote for 'Partition Magic'.. Excellent program and highly recommended has some great and powerful tools...



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    I just tried the tool and it's really great, apart from the fact that it is only an evaluation tool! How much does the real thing cost?
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    i dunno, ~100 quids i guess

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    Quote Originally Posted by johnnr892
    I just tried the tool and it's really great, apart from the fact that it is only an evaluation tool! How much does the real thing cost?
    Link Olly posted is about cheapest you can get it for. .But thats not a bad price considering, how useful it is. .And how long it will last!

    Its a great tool but haven't come across a free equivalent..




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    Ok, guess I'm going to have to wait until my next reformatt.
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    Quote Originally Posted by johnnr892
    Ok, guess I'm going to have to wait until my next reformatt.
    After a quick google it returned this software...

    Link - Click Here

    Maybe worth a try to be honest.. Or just check out the link above to the site.. Looks like it should do the job and its free.



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