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Free disk partitionaing software that worked RRS feed

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  • Recently purchased an Acer Aspire One and the first task was to partition the hard drive in to a C: and D: drive, then install Steadystate. I have used my legal copy of Partition Commander (9.01 is my most recent version) for years but it didn't like the way the 160 GB drive came from the Acer factory. I didn't have an external DVD burner to make the recovery disks, so I was out to find a solution without reformatting the drive.

    Through the Aspire One forum I ran across a few posts for EASEUS Partition Master 3.5 Home Edition. It was free and didn't require a floppy (how I loaded Partition Commander) or DVD. It ran from Windows and does a reboot to launch the program.

    Well it worked like a charm. Installed Steadystate, used tweakui to direct some folders to the D: drive, then locked down the C:

    Just thought I would share this.

    http://www.partition-tool.com/personal.htm  
    Wednesday, April 22, 2009 4:34 AM