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Ok. I am trying to resize my C: hard drive right? In the "Operations pending" box it has the list of changes you are making and some of them have ...
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    Partition Magic help


    Ok. I am trying to resize my C: hard drive right? In the "Operations pending" box it has the list of changes you are making and some of them have a star next to them. I found out that the star means that it "Requires boot mode to execute (all other operations will be applied in boot mode as well)". What does that mean? Whenever I try to apply the changes it just resets everything back to the way they were. How do I "save", so to speak, the changes I have made? In this case, how do I resize my hard drive and keep it that way? Any help will be greatly apreciated. Thanks in advance

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    by the way if you havent already guessed, I am using Partition Magic to do this

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    Sounds weird....

    Have you tried running each change one at a time?? In other words, make a change and then apply it and see if there are any error messages or anything else that might explain what's going on.
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    yeah it does the same thing. Do you know of any other free partition programs? Im trying to find one that works and Im not having much luck

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    Try qtparted. This is a free partition magic clone that comes with Knoppix livecd.

    You could also try reinstalling Partition Magic since it sounds like something is broken there.
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    ok umm about qtparted, it isnt an exe file. It is a .bz2 file and I dont know how to run it.

    I will try reinstalling Partition Magic too though

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    See this link on how to install things. Tar files are very common in linux, and that tutorial should help. Executable files almost never end in .exe in linux.
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    Im not using Linux. I am trying to find a partitioning program to install Linux on my computer. I am using Windows

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    Quote Originally Posted by prejudged_fire
    Im not using Linux. I am trying to find a partitioning program to install Linux on my computer. I am using Windows
    Apologies. In that case I have no idea
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    k well thanks a whole lot for even replying. It has been hours since i first posted this and no one has responded until you. Thanks anyways for you help

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