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Old 12-04-2004, 11:04 AM   #1
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The other day i was trying to fix my xp install, so i used the recovery tool. It got to 100% and then it restarted. When my comp starts up again, it gets to the setup screen and then it restarts again. Does anyone know what is happening, and i dont want to lose the information on my hd, is there anyway to partition a hd through windows so i can install xp on that and have all of my data on another partition?

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Old 12-05-2004, 04:25 PM   #2
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Nah, you have to wipe the partition you're splitting in two in order to partition it. Best bet would be to ghost the Hard Drive from Boot on Nortan, format and partition from the Windows Installer, then ghost the Hard Drive back on to the partition you want it on.

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Old 12-06-2004, 12:15 PM   #3
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not always true, you can resize the dos partition and then install windows on the unused space, done it many times, try bootit works great.
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