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> Peter Davoust wrote:
>> That's a good idea, I'll try it. I'm not a Windows fan myself, but at
>> least Vista looks cool.
>> On 4/10/07, *Joe Menola* < menola@...
>> <mailto:menola@...>> wrote:
>> On Tuesday 10 April 2007 4:15:17 pm Peter Davoust wrote:
>> > Ok, so this is sort of a continuation of my previous question
>> > Xserver, HP decided to replace my laptop after a little technical
>> > issue, and now my PC has Vista on a 120 gig hard drive. The only
>> problem is
>> > that for some reason neither my Gparted Live cd nor my gentoo
>> live cd can
>> > resize the partition. I'd reinstall everything, but Compaq
>> doesn't like
>> > providing OS restore disks, and instead put all the data on a
>> > partition. Most likely the restore disk will just setup the same
>> > scheme as before anyway. I've tried using the Vista disk
>> partition utility,
>> > but it could only give me 587 mb in between the restore and OS
>> > It's annoying, does anyone know how to fix it? I've tried chkdsk
>> and defrag
>> > already, but to no avail.
>> The first thing I'd try is zipping the contents of c:\ drive>dvd,
>> your partitions and unzip to the smaller c:\ drive. I know this
>> would work
>> for ntfs. I know nothing about Vista though, and I'm fine with
>> that. ;)
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> You can resize partitions and volumes within Vista itself using the
> 'Disk Management' console program.
Yeah you _can_ resize partitions within Vista, but it really doesn't
like resizing the C: drive. I've blown away 5 Vista installs that way.
Granted 2 of them were RC versions, but still...
Honestly, I'm absolutely dreading the forced move to Vista on my next
system. I'm hoping to put it off until the OSS tools can cope with the
BS that is Vistas filesystem, etc.
Ita erat quando hic adveni.
Sr. Systems Administrator
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