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Windows 7: Partitioning with Windows 7

03 Nov 2009   #1
roving

Windows 8 Pro
 
 
Partitioning with Windows 7

Has anyone use Partition Wizard 4 for doing partitioning operations in 7? It looks good and is offered Free for home use and also works with Vista. I looked at Disk Management and it appears clunky and incomplete and difficult.


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03 Nov 2009   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by roving View Post
Has anyone use Partition Wizard 4 for doing partitioning operations in 7? It looks good and is offered Free for home use and also works with Vista. I looked at Disk Management and it appears clunky and incomplete and difficult.
Agreed. you have a question?

ken
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03 Nov 2009   #3
patio

Vista Ultimate X64/ Windows 7 Dual-boot
 
 

The 1st sentence is a question...
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03 Nov 2009   #4
Galen

Vista Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by roving View Post
Has anyone use Partition Wizard 4 for doing partitioning operations in 7? It looks good and is offered Free for home use and also works with Vista. I looked at Disk Management and it appears clunky and incomplete and difficult.
Yes. When I upgraded to Win7 I was left with a small D: partition that was no longer needed for restore files. I deleted it with Partition Wizard and resized C: to take up the slack. I didn't find it very intuitive, but when I'd watched the website videos it made more sense. It worked perfectly. The .iso file version to make a Partition Wizard boot disk might well be handy too, so I've burnt it to disk - hoping never to need it!

Regards,

Bob
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03 Nov 2009   #5
esteban

7 Ultimate, Debian Squeeze, #! Statler
 
 

What did you not like about Disk Management?
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03 Nov 2009   #6
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by patio View Post
The 1st sentence is a question...


Good one patio

ZigZag is just tired of reading too many posts
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03 Nov 2009   #7
roving

Windows 8 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by esteban View Post
What did you not like about Disk Management?
I have used Partition Magic for years and I like the graphic interface and Partition Wizard is nearly the same in most respects. Easy to use and understand and it works great. I just resized my C: drive from 186 GB down to 100GB and it did so in 12 minutes. Worked fine for me.
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03 Nov 2009   #8
esteban

7 Ultimate, Debian Squeeze, #! Statler
 
 

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by esteban View Post
What did you not like about Disk Management?
I have used Partition Magic for years and I like the graphic interface and Partition Wizard is nearly the same in most respects. Easy to use and understand and it works great. I just resized my C: drive from 186 GB down to 100GB and it did so in 12 minutes. Worked fine for me.
Right, but what don't you like about Disk Management?
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03 Nov 2009   #9
patio

Vista Ultimate X64/ Windows 7 Dual-boot
 
 

In all fairness Disk Management lacks a lot of features that can be found in 3rd party tools...
It's been this way for awhile.
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03 Nov 2009   #10
Frostmourne

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64
 
 

Still does the basics though. Don't need software for that.
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