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Script to resize NTFS partition


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Hello,

I've been looking everywhere but I couldn't find what I'm looking for. :(

What I need is a tool/software that give the ability to resize the OS partition (Windows XP) directly in a script with switch without be prompting and then be able to create a new partition (fat).

Any help would be appreciate.

Thank you

David

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Check out Microsoft's diskpart utility. It can do what your looking for and you can create a script file with the parameters you want to do anything to your hard disk(s).

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i've just tryed diskpart from Microsoft. You can do pretty much with this tool but not resizing.. :-(

anyone have another idee ?

can partition magic be run at the command line ?

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partition magic with an autoit script?

edit:

commandline? dunno, can't get it installed anymore... :blink: Says setup was interrupted blabla, and can't find a fix nowhere (except rollback of SP2). I'm also getting this error with many other installers (can't remember wich). But that's offtopic :P

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Hi,

Partition Magic 8 DOES have a command-line AND can be used to re-size.

Just install it and tell it to make a rescue disk onto floppies, and then copy over the whole thing it wrote, to a CD.

Then put a DOS boot-sector and these files of PM8 and then your script onto the CD and boot off it. You could even run the script automatically by modifying the autoexec.bat

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diskpart does work, get bartpe and create a cdrom with it.

Boot up to the cdrom

after the os loads open a command prompt

type diskpart

type show volume

type select volume # <--# is the volume you want to extend

type extend to extend the partition out all the way or

type extend size=?? ?? is the # of MB you want to increase

reboot and remove cd and boot up normally

:D:hello:

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