By Benan
Feb 11, 2007
  1. Hi,

    I wana make a 20 - 30 gb partition for me to store windows files on there so when i format i can just copy stuff to there and don't need to back up on DVD discs

    I had this before but i decided to join the partition can some one tell me how o can make a 20 - 30 gb Storage partition :)
  2. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503

    Get a program like Partition Magic, which can shrink your current partition, and then create a new storage partition in the left-over space.
    It's just as easy though, to buy a second hard disk instead.
  3. Benan

    Benan TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 128

    yeah i use partition magic just making sure theres nothign special i gotta do

    Theres a loop hole there, it wouldnt be as easy if you havnt got $100 or so to do it! :p

  4. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +9

    New hard drives are much less costly than good partitioning software, and make more sense, because they offer more security. Otherwise, you will need Partition Magic 8, Acronis, System Commander, etc. Acronis is very good. Partition Magic support only lasts a short time.
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