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Postby flamerz » Sat Dec 29, 2012 2:18 pm

I have 3 partitions with the following order:

Backup Partition NTFS
BootIt Partition FAT-16
Windows7 Partition NTFS

it would be possible to delete the Backup partition and resize/give his space to the Windows 7 partition?

BootIt Partition FAT-16
Windows7 Partition NTFS (new partition resized)

Thanks!
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Re: resize partition

Postby Bob Coleman » Sat Dec 29, 2012 3:31 pm

flamerz wrote:
> I have 3 partitions with the following order:
>
> Backup Partition NTFS
> BootIt Partition FAT-16
> Windows7 Partition NTFS
>
> it would be possible to delete the Backup partition and resize/give his
> space to the Windows 7 partition?
>
> BootIt Partition FAT-16
> Windows7 Partition NTFS (new partition resized)
>
> Thanks!

Maybe you could:

Delete the Backup partition.

Slide the Bootit partition to the beginning to the now free space previously belonging to the Backup partition.

Slide the Windows 7 partition so it immediately follows the Bootit partition.

Resize the Windows 7 partition to claim all free space.

I must say that I don't know if there is any problem with sliding a Bootit partition.
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Re: resize partition

Postby George » Sat Dec 29, 2012 6:43 pm

I would back up the entire drive to another device / media with
verification before deleting / sliding in case something goes awry.
This way you can restore to another drive if you're so inclined.
Best to all and Happy New Year,
George

On 12/29/2012 3:31 PM, Bob Coleman wrote:
> flamerz wrote:
>> I have 3 partitions with the following order:
>>
>> Backup Partition NTFS
>> BootIt Partition FAT-16
>> Windows7 Partition NTFS
>>
>> it would be possible to delete the Backup partition and resize/give his
>> space to the Windows 7 partition?
>>
>> BootIt Partition FAT-16
>> Windows7 Partition NTFS (new partition resized)
>>
>> Thanks!
>
> Maybe you could:
>
> Delete the Backup partition.
>
> Slide the Bootit partition to the beginning to the now free space previously belonging to the Backup partition.
>
> Slide the Windows 7 partition so it immediately follows the Bootit partition.
>
> Resize the Windows 7 partition to claim all free space.
>
> I must say that I don't know if there is any problem with sliding a Bootit partition.
>
>


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Re: resize partition

Postby DrTeeth » Sun Dec 30, 2012 9:43 am

On Sat, 29 Dec 2012 14:31:02 PST, just as I was about to take a herb,
Bob Coleman disturbed my reverie and wrote:

>I must say that I don't know if there is any problem with sliding a Bootit partition.

There isn't, but it must be done from a bootable BIBM USB stick or
disk.
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Cheers

DrT
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