[thelist] Resizing an 'unresizable' windows partition

Chris Anderson Chris at activeide.com
Thu Feb 28 13:54:56 CST 2008

> I've tried resizing the windows partition (60Gb) but XP won't let me
> resize it. It's one of those weird installs where you don't get the CD
> but it has a small secondary partiton used for 'recovery' purposes.
> Can anyone recommend *cough*free*cough* tools for resizing a
> I've tried a few with absolutely no luck so far.

Norton Partition Magic (not free but was good back in the day. Now owned
by Symantex IIRC)

Partition Logic (free) http://partitionlogic.org.uk/

GParted (free) http://gparted.sourceforge.net/

As always back up everything before you use them!


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