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Partition with out booting

Hello .I just wanted to partition my disk drive so that it can run faster .could you please help me with that.
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During Windows Setup, you can choose a drive and then choose to partition it however you like. it'll then format your drive and you'll have to start over again, but, of course, back up all your files first.

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You can create a Partition in your hard drive without affecting your OS. Just follow the process I've sent.

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Okay thankx


Hi friend,
so you want to know how to partition the hard disk. there are many software are available to partition the hard disk. you have the windows operating system cd. there you can partition your hard disk.now i tell you the step by step method to partition the hard disk with windows operating system cd installation.


  1. insert the cd into the cd drive.
  2. press the F8 key while the computer before the beep sound comes.
  3. choose boot device to boot first, now choose the cd drive to first to boot.
  4. it enters into the setup of the windows.
  5. after entering into the setup it ask you to copy the windows directory into which drive.
  6. after that option you can select the drive and format the hard disk partition the what type drive you want and how much space you want in the selected drive.
ask me if you cant do it and inform to fixya.com

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Simple, if your hardware is working all OK do this:
AND DO THIS CUZ WINDOWS XP HOME EDITION lacks of the needed administrative tools.

Go to the net and find PARTITION MAGIG or PARTITION MANAGER... download the windows version of any of those and partition the HD with them.

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1. PARTITION MUST BE LOGICAL, NOT PRIMARY
2. PARTITION MUST BE NTFS (Windows XP version) that you will see in Partition Magic options...
3. If you format from Windows, disk must be intitialized as BASIC type.

if you do this and you suceed the HD will work, if not, it has a problem, either logical or physic.

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