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Anyway to partition a drive in vista without losing all my data and program's?

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3 years ago#1
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3 years ago#2
Also, I've lost the windows DVD.
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We want the finest wines available to humanity. And we want them here, and we want them now!
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3 years ago#3
Download GParted from http://gparted.sourceforge.net/ then burn it to a CD, then boot using that CD.
You will then be able to resize your partition without losing data, and then you'll be able to create a new partition with the "liberated" space.
Keep in mind that, while GParted works, it is always recommended to back up your stuff before messing with partitions. There is no 100% safety guarantee.

As for your lost Windows DVD: http://www.mydigitallife.info/download-windows-7-iso-official-32-bit-and-64-bit-direct-download-links/ (yes this is legal)
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3 years ago#4
It's vista. Thanks though.
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We want the finest wines available to humanity. And we want them here, and we want them now!
PSN/Live/Steam: Willavom
3 years ago#5
If you happen to have Vista Ultimate, you can also download the files -- see http://www.askvg.com/direct-download-links-download-official-original-and-untouched-windows-vista-rtm-with-sp1-setup-files-32-bit-and-64-bit/
Won't work if you have Home Premium or Business.
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