which free boot manager and partition programs ?

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  1. trdr

    trdr Registered Member

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    hi, want to create a partition on my w2k installed hard drive so i can
    install xp pro and use either os

    not done it before so would you recommend free boot manager and
    partition programs (are those two all that's required ?)
     
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    Hello,

    I recommend using GParted to partition your hard disk. I used it when I tried dual-booting Windows and Linux. It is really easy to use (not to mention free!).
     
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    thanks for the replies and info

    i found and used ' FREE EASEUS Partition Manager Home Edition V1.6.4 ':
    http://www.partition-tool.com/

    installed w2k - C, partition into 2 halves, 3rd partition - F and installed xp
    didn't use a boot manager since the choice of which os to use appears
    during booting

    only thing i couldn't do was format/delete the C later, asked why not on
    the easeus forum, will see what they say
     
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