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by shamrock838 / March 4, 2012 11:07 AM PST

Repartitioning Hard Drive:

I am looking for repartitioning software to reallocate available free disk space from Drive D to Drive C on my Dell desktop computer.

About three years ago, I acquired a Dell Vostro 420 Tower desktop running on the Microsoft Vista 32 Operating System. I'm still using my original drive configuration but I've recently began to run low on my Drive (C) free space - now a mere 876 MB) - while I still have ample Drive (D) free space - 189 GB.

In a previous computer life, I resorted to commercially available repartitioning software to balance out my hard drive usage. This worked out fine.

I'm at this stage again and am seeking a reliable and versatile repartitioning program. Shopping online, I've seen mention of the Avanquest Partition Commander 10 and Partition Commander 11 programs. How do these compare with other available programs?

Indeed, can anyone out there come forward with general advice about repartitioning my drive setup for more optimum performance, etc? Thanks,


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There is commercial apps for this but first...
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 4, 2012 11:39 AM PST

First you must know that such can result in a non-bootable machine. After you have a backup of the drive (I use CLONEZILLA) I might try this with GPARTED since it's free and I can repair most failed boots with EASYBCD (any word in all capital letters is an indication to look for that on google.com)

Good luck!

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Here are some commercial options that should do
by VAPCMD / March 4, 2012 12:19 PM PST
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