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which programs do you use to move a whole HDD (GPT EFI Win8.1 installation with the "boot" and "reserved" partition) to a (~10MB) smaller one?

I tried "mini tool partition wizard" and "gparted live" but both seem to not know the filesystem or flags of the "reserved" partition. "mini tool partition wizard", I think, even mixes up the GUID values of the partitions, making Win 8.1 not able to start anymore.

Thanks for help!

  • What tools have you tried? There are dozens of options. – Ramhound Mar 6 '14 at 13:09
  • "mini tool partition wizard" and "gparted live". Both dont seem to be working with Win8.1 partitions. I want to know if someone did successfully such a move of Win8.1 and the tool they used. – pythonimus Mar 6 '14 at 16:15
  • @pythonimus: Do you have already find a solution? I got the same question – Andreas Furster Nov 13 '14 at 22:02
  • No. I reinstalled Windows and moved the files manually. If I manually fiddle around with the partitions Windows does weird things. – pythonimus Nov 14 '14 at 17:01

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