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Free tools repartition Windows disks simply

The disk partitioning utility built into Windows 7 doesn't let you extend partitions to the left, so to enlarge your leftmost partition, you need a free repartitioning program.

By May 2, 2011


How to repartition Windows XP for Windows Vista

It's possible to keep your working copy of Windows XP and perform a clean install of Windows Vista. Here's how.

10 Images By January 31, 2007


OS installation problems? Check boot drive partition scheme

Sometimes installing OS X may result in odd behavior if the partition scheme on the drive is not set up properly. If you are experiencing problems, a simple repartition during setup may be an easy fix.

By December 8, 2010


Dual-boot Windows and Ubuntu Linux

Let Ubuntu repartition your hard drive so you can jump between Windows and Linux on the same PC.

By January 3, 2008


Tackle stubborn disk partitioning in OS X

If partitioning a drive with Disk Utility gives you unmount or resource busy errors, there may be workarounds you can use.

By August 1, 2013


How to create an OS X installer from Apple's Internet Recovery

You can create a standalone OS X installation drive without having purchased OS X from the App Store.

By May 15, 2013


Q&A: MacFixIt Answers

This week, readers sent in questions on topics including inability to boot and how to test a nonfunctional external DVD player.

By February 8, 2013


Solving read-only conditions for external hard drives

Along with the use of incompatible formats, errors can prevent a drive from being written to.

By June 19, 2013


What to do when a Mac won't boot to Safe Mode

If your system hangs when going into Safe Mode, or will not load into Safe Mode at all, there are a couple of things you can do to fix the situation.

By March 11, 2013


Drive Genius 2 adds full Leopard support

Leopard support, new UI, performance improvements.

By February 12, 2008