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Windows 7: Simple straightforward hard drive cloning software?

03 Jul 2012   #31
Kaktussoft

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The MFT (master file table) is halfway the partition! And can't be moved when using C. So C can't be shrunk smaller!!

Solution:
Free download Magic Partition Manager Software, partition magic alternative, free partition magic, partition magic Windows 7 and server partition software - Partition Wizard Online
Download the last one (bootable CD). You know how to burn ISO? You know how to enable boot from DVD in BIOS?


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03 Jul 2012   #32
Tomha

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I know how to do that, but I got it sorted. Windows only managed to shrink it so small, but that program you liked, the Partition Wizard, that shrunk it down properly.

I now have
-A 774.99gb partition of what I am wanting to keep, smallest size possible
-791.79gb of unallocated space on the same physical drive as windows
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03 Jul 2012   #33
Kaktussoft

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I told you to use partition wizard because of that!
post disk management screenshot please
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03 Jul 2012   #34
Kaktussoft

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You didn't have to shrink G anyway. The partition copy operation i gonna explain later has an resize destination checkbox.
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03 Jul 2012   #35
Tomha

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

I tried the program twice but it didnt work, it only worked after I did part of it in windows. Anyway, heres what it looks like now:
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03 Jul 2012   #36
Kaktussoft

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Give E label System Reserved (old)



Then in partition wizard:Don't apply now!!! Post screenshot of partition wizard
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03 Jul 2012   #37
Tomha

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03 Jul 2012   #38
Tomha

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I forgot to rename them, doing that now though to windows (backup) and system reserved (backup)
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03 Jul 2012   #39
Kaktussoft

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extend G!! So it's not 99% full! Do that with resize option in partition wizard. Post screenshot when done. don't apply yet
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03 Jul 2012   #40
Tomha

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