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Can I Repartition WD 500GB My Book Firewire Drive w/DATA ON IT?

I have a WD 500GB Firewire external drive loaded with data. Want to repartition it then mate another identical one to it as running backup. Problem is the first one has lots of data on it already.

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Greetings.

You will need to have a third party software to achieve this. I recommend norton partition magic. I have been using it in the same scenario as yours and works. they now support firewire. Easy to use and gets the job done.

Hope that helps.

Posted on Jan 10, 2009

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