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Re: shrinking NTFS partitions on Windows laptop



On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 12:55:37PM -0800, Aldo Foot wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 12:20 PM, Paul W. Frields <stickster gmail com> wrote:
> > Does Windows include a tool that lets you shrink the system partition
> > on an installed box?  I know you can't do it while running off that
> > system, but what about something on their installation disc?
> 
> Windows has no such tool. You can only delete, create or format
> partitions during
> install. Then later when the OS is running you have to delete partitions if you
> want to change their size.
> GParted live CD has worked well for me when resizing NTFS filesystems.

Wow.  I'm scratching my head over that one.  So in any case, it's nice
that the Fedora installer doesn't require you to use a further live CD
to do this, but freedom's a good thing regardless.

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