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Partition tool a request for halp

by Chinookman / May 19, 2010 12:00 PM PDT

Just installed W-7 x64 along w/ Vista Ultimate x32. I had the hdd in three partitions but now want to merge the (former XP) spare partition into the W-7 to increase its size. I have had no success finding an application that will run on AMD's 6-core Phenom.
Anyone out there playing around with the new 6-core and have any info to share would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks.....

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Partition tool a request for halp
by pcs365_12 / May 30, 2010 4:24 PM PDT

You can use diskmanager or use paragon's Hard Disk Manager 2010 for the job

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AFTER YOU BACKUP.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 31, 2010 12:04 AM PDT

I'd try this with GPARTED. Those that don't backup ofter learn why I note backup first.
Bob

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working on it now
by Chinookman / May 31, 2010 1:03 AM PDT
In reply to: AFTER YOU BACKUP.

I've contacted Paragon to make sure it will support the six core. I've already dealt with Acronis and they are working on a solution also therefore I will not make a purchase until the vendor confirms it's operability.
I did read the GPARTED and did not read where it will merge partitions which is what I really need. So it looks like Paragon unless Acronis surprises me early!.


Thanks everyone appreciate the help and have a great Memorial holiday.
Hoo-rah! "As you were" ......

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The merge with GPARTED
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 1, 2010 3:23 AM PDT
In reply to: working on it now

Is a simple thing actually. No offense intended but why not shrink the partition to be gone, move items from one drive to the next, shrink the partition to be gone some more and repeat till done?

That's all well and good that Acronis and Paragon have some intention of fixing their software but today, now and for free I could "get it done."
Bob

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