Resize NTFS partition w/ PartitionMagic

By thewolfe
May 31, 2004
  1. Resize NTSF partition w/ PartitionMagic

    Resize NTSF partition w/ PartitionMagic

    I have installed XP on an new 120GB HD.

    I now want to add an extended partition and then some partitions in there.

    I used NTFS for the XP.

    Now when I go into PM, I can't add an extended partition.

    The C: partition is taking the whole drive space and I can't resize.

    I did this before with a 30GB but used FAT32.

    Any ideas?
  2. StormBringer

    StormBringer TS Rookie Posts: 2,244

    You'll need to resize the partition before you can create a new one. Once you resize C: to a smaller size, youll have unallocated space from which you can choose to create new partitions.
  3. me(who else?)

    me(who else?) TS Rookie Posts: 387

    If you're having trouble with resizing NTFS partitions, try searching the forums for "1513". There's a patch you might need to install .
  4. thewolfe

    thewolfe TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 238

    I bought Partition Magic 8 and formated in NTFS and all is well.

    Thanks for the post.
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