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How can i easily partition my hard drive in vista? i want to set 2 partitions one thats 12 gb and one thats the rest of my hard drive.

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Use one of the following free software packages.
Backup all your data before partitioning, as the hard disk may need reformatting (and reinstalling Windows) after partitioning.

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Cute Partition Manager

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Purchase or download a partition manager program.
The only way you can easily manage or change your partition size is to get a third-party program.


Partition Magic Freeware is the most widely known partition manager software. http://www.filehoo.com/download/Partition-Magic-8,0.aspx You can also download freeware programs such as Cute Partition Manager. http://download.cnet.com/cute-partition-manager/3000-2094_4-10605516.html

Open or run the partition manager.
In Partition Magic you can open the program easily. In Cute Partition Manager you may have to create a boot disk and boot from it to run the program. Once the program is open, select the drive you want to manage.
Go to the menu and choose an action or right-click and choose "resize." There will be an action -menu that will let you choose something like "resize" or "change hard drive size."

Some programs will also let you right-click on the graphical expression of a drive and choose the action or drag the graph to change the size.

Pick a new size for the drive and decide what you want to do with the remaining space. The rest of the space should be partitioned or formatted to make use of it if the current partition is downsized.

Apply the changes by clicking "apply" or "OK." You will then have to reboot the computer for the changes to take effect. The program may automatically do this for you or it simply may direct you to do it.

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Hello Windows user, setting up Windows on your hard drive is easy, but there is a better way to setup Windows so you will never have problems later, (especially XP users), So before you start setting up Windows, I suggest you partition your hard drive to 2 (or 3) partition, one for the system (usually this is drive C:), one for your data (this is drive D:). Partitioning simply divides your hard drive to several sections, the main advantage is in case your windows system goes bad, or get infected by a virus, you can easily back up your important documents, simply copy all your important files to drive D: (drive D: is not erased if you setup Windows on drive C:)

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for example:
To create a partition, on an XP setup, using a 160GB hard drive, divide your 160GB Hard Drive to 2, Press C to create a partition see picture. 80GB for windows system files and 80GB for data files.

Never setup the entire Windows on drive C: alone. create 2 partition. So before you choose where to setup Windows, there is an option to create another partition, input how much storage space you need for the partition in our example 80GB on a 160 GB drive. then proceed to setup Windows on drive C:. (at this point there are two drives, C: and D:)
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On Windows Vista, although the backup is automatic, its much wiser to partion your hard drive.

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Download MiniTool Partition Wizard Bootable CD 7.1 from Here.
Or Download Directly by Clicking here
This CD allows you to boot computer directly into MiniTool Partition Wizard to manage partitions without any limitations. You can rebuild MBR, Partition Recovery, Move/Resize Partition, Merge Partition, Change Cluster Size, Copy Partition, Create Partition, Delete Partition, Format Partition, Convert File System, Hide/Unhide Partition, Explore Partition and much more.
Burn ISO file onto a CD using any CD/DVD Burner software.
Set the CD-Drive to 1st boot device in BIOS.
Insert it into drive and reboot the system.
You will get Partition Wizard Boot Disc Menu.
What to expect from this bootable CD
Step 1: Choose boot disk
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Step 2: Choose screen resolution

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Step 3: Manage your partition

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How Delete All Partitions?
  • There are two ways to start this function:
    1) Click on Disk in the top menu, click Delete All Partitions from the drop down menu.
    2) Click Delete All Partition under Disk Operations in the Action Panel.
  • Delete All Partitions will delete all the partitions in the present chosen disks.
    Note: May cause Windows to not start properly when used on partitions containing the boot partition or system partition.

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For more information check the website Link

Hope this will be useful for you.

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Thanks for the respone

I have been informed by the VISTAHEAD admin. that vista can not be partitioned by more than 4 parts.
I used the shrink function available in the Vista computer manger , rename the DVD drive label, and labeling the new partitions, then format them as NTFS, then reboot twise for taking the configuration setup and every thing is o.K. without the need for the partition magic.
Now i have only 4 patitions. But didn't know why is this limit?
Beside that i read that the partition magic v8.0 cannt partiton the vista O.S main drive.



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