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Your OS backup could be in that OLD PARTITION...

by ahhhaaa / May 4, 2006 10:26 PM PDT

Just a caution- be sure you are right about your basic facts.

Many laptops come with 2 partitions; the small one contains an OS backup to be used with the Recovery Disk.

Also, if somebody else hasn't mentioned it, both SeaGate & WD Lifeguard have drive maintainance tools that work like Partition Magic.

Active programs don't have to be installed in C: so you could move a couple lesser used gighogs.
Also, you can reset where temp files are created, defrag & compress C: for a little headroom.

Finally- you could consider the price of Partition Magic as a big discount you are getting on the cost of a USB external, and get the drive space you'll need to truly backup your machine, store Google vids, etc. (And the drive will come with the software to re-partition ALL drives.)

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