Disk Partioning Help

  RobCharles1981 14:50 06 Aug 09

I've just installed a 1TB Samsung Spinpoint Sata Hard Drive and I've installed Windows on that Drive.

What I want to do is to create a another partition on That Drive Into ie Windows On One And Backup Data On The Other.

I had a look in Disk Manager but nothing seems to be shouting out.

Is there some good software that can do this for me please?



  dunc1234 15:12 06 Aug 09

partition magic is the best software around for this, or paragon which is sometimes free on the front of pc mags, but not a fan of it. however if your drive fails, the back up drive will fail with it, twin partitions are only of use for corrupt installations by virus or drivers. i would go for a second separate drive myself.

  I am Spartacus 15:15 06 Aug 09

I normally use Acronis Disk Director but I've also used Paragon Partition Manager from a magazine freebie successfully. I think this is free click here

  RobCharles1981 15:23 06 Aug 09

I am Spartacus

Hi Will the Paragon Manager work on 64 Version of Windows?

  I am Spartacus 15:43 06 Aug 09

I haven't tried it but there is a link for a 64 bit version for Vista only.

  I am Spartacus 15:43 06 Aug 09

Sorry misread it, no there isn't a free version.

  RobCharles1981 15:59 06 Aug 09

Any Other Suggestions?

  Stuartli 15:59 06 Aug 09

Samsung does have a Disk Manager utility:

click here


click here (scroll down for download link).

  RobCharles1981 16:11 06 Aug 09

Thanks Stuartli Ile have a look at this I'm downloading the ISO version for CD-Rom

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