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Are there any free utilities(like Partition Magic) to resize the boot/system partitions on Windows XP?

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Try the GParted Live CD. It is OS independent, you just boot it up and resize away. Don't forget to backup first :)

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I highly recommend GParted. –  Mark Turner Jul 15 '09 at 8:30
    
+1 Excellent tool. –  Mercer Traieste Jul 15 '09 at 8:36
    
Is this safe to use with data or an OS installed on one of the partitions? –  anonymous coward Jul 16 '09 at 16:45
    
@anonymous coward - in my experience, yes. Though it's a good idea to back up anyway. –  tjrobinson Jul 16 '09 at 19:49

Easeus has a free home edition

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Thanks redsquare. I'll give this a try. –  Geoff Appleford Jul 15 '09 at 8:36

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