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Old 12-22-2006, 09:18 PM   #1
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Ok, I just got partition magic 8 because I want to divide my harddrive a bit. Well, I got it running and all, and can create a new partition, but I cant get it bigger than 7.8 mbs. It says my other partition is completely used, even though only half of the 230mbs are used. How do I make my new partition bigger, and my old one smaller?
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Old 12-22-2006, 09:43 PM   #2
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I know this is probably a tuff question but any help would be great.
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Old 12-22-2006, 10:16 PM   #3
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Default Re: Partitoin magic 8 says disk is full, and cant create new partition larger than 8mb

I cant do anything with the main C disk partition. This is really annoying and I cant seem to find a solution to the problem. I really need some help with it.
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Old 12-22-2006, 10:23 PM   #4
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Default Re: Partitoin magic 8 says disk is full, and cant create new partition larger than 8mb

Can u clarify your problem for us? Post the screenshot of the problem on www.imageshack.us

And also, list how many partitions you have and their sizes and types (primary, extended, or logical)
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Old 12-22-2006, 10:45 PM   #5
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Default Re: Partitoin magic 8 says disk is full, and cant create new partition larger than 8mb



Theres a picture if it helps. Maybe Vista is stopping it from using space off the local disk C.
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Default Re: Partitoin magic 8 says disk is full, and cant create new partition larger than 8mb

when you go to my computer it doesnt ask you to format C: when you try to open it?
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Old 12-23-2006, 07:00 AM   #7
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Default Re: Partitoin magic 8 says disk is full, and cant create new partition larger than 8mb

You need to resize the C partition and make it smaller, Thats if it will let ya with it being your active partition. Also note that you sometimes get data loss when making a partition smaller, so you will need to back up first.
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Old 12-23-2006, 08:35 AM   #8
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Default Re: Partitoin magic 8 says disk is full, and cant create new partition larger than 8mb

Well it'll be kind of hard to back up my stuff, as my mydocuments is 56gbs. Can I still back it up? Also no, it will not let me resize my local disk C.
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Wasnt sure if it would let you do it with it being active. The only thing i can think of is back up your stuff to another drive and then do a clean install and change your partition size before you install the OS.
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Old 12-23-2006, 08:57 AM   #10
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Default Re: Partitoin magic 8 says disk is full, and cant create new partition larger than 8mb

Well, does what I'm trying to do usually work for other people? Maybe if I was running partition magic on windows XP it would work?
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