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Old 12-17-2010, 07:01 PM   #1
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Question *** Looking For Partition Manager.HELP!***

the problem is I am trying to reinstall OS by formatting my hard drive but I have lot of data and I do not have external data drive and I was wondering how I can Leave my data on one piece of a hard drive and format rest of it and install the OS...I tried to install partition managers and it say cannot create volume on the current disk. Please Help!
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Old 12-17-2010, 08:05 PM   #2
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Follow this guide to partition out your drives:
http://www.computerforums.org/comput...-s-103453.html

Now copy all of your data onto the newly created Data drive and then just insert your Windows disc, reboot and reinstall on Drive C:
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Old 12-17-2010, 08:16 PM   #3
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Parted Magic does a great job...
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Old 12-17-2010, 08:48 PM   #4
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is that Partition Magic?
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I used to this thing in other's computer with diskpart command line utility.
A Description of the Diskpart Command-Line Utility
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Old 12-18-2010, 11:44 AM   #6
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i would recommend partition magic, used it a few times
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