Adjust existing partitions? (B&R 2011 Advanced Free)

Discussion in 'Paragon Drive Backup Product Line' started by alexis1, Jan 4, 2012.

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  1. alexis1

    alexis1 Registered Member

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    Hi -

    I bought a pre-built audio recording computer some years ago (XP) with an audio recording/editing program called Cubase pre-installed into the C drive. Subsequent versions of Cubase have grown in size over the years, and currently it is taking up too much of my space in the C drive, making it hard to run.


    I'm wondering if I can/how to reassign 10-20GB from the "D" drive to the "C" drive. Page 56 of the User Manual makes me think I can't:

    "4. The program allows creating new partitions only within blocks of un-partitioned space. It cannot convert a free space on an existing partition to a new partition".

    I'd be grateful for any ideas on how to accomplish my task ... do I need another program?


    Here are some screenshots of my system:

    http://i1089.photobucket.com/albums...Pics/2011-07-31ParagonDiskViewMainlyRAIDE.jpg

    http://i1089.photobucket.com/albums...ter Pics/2011-07-31ParagonDiskViewMainlyC.jpg

    http://i1089.photobucket.com/albums...ter Pics/2011-07-31ParagonDiskViewMainlyC.jpg

    http://i1089.photobucket.com/albums...ter Pics/2011-07-31ParagonDiskViewMainlyD.jpg

    Windows XP SP2 (not going to SP3 for reasons of compatibility with some hardware drivers, and also software).

    Thanks in advance!
     
  2. alexis1

    alexis1 Registered Member

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    Bumping -- thanks.
     
  3. cincinnatijack

    cincinnatijack Registered Member

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    Just make a backup image of drive D and restore it, during the restoration adjust the partition size to have 20GB of free space before the partition.
    after the restoration you will have 20GB of unallocated space between drives C and D, at this time you can adjust drive C partition size to include the extra free 20BG space.
     
  4. alexis1

    alexis1 Registered Member

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    Great, thanks, cincinnatijack. I didn't know if I was better getting the partition program, sounds like the one I have is just fine.

    Thanks again!
     
  5. seekforever

    seekforever Registered Member

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    My feeling is that with a program like B&R and Windows Disk Management most people really have no need for a partitioning program.
     
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