Merging 2 partitions

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  1. Raki
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    Raki GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    So I have 2 partitions
    1st one holds the OS and all my data, the 2nd one ist empty
    now I want to include the 2nd one into the 1st, so I have one big partition
    anyone know a free or a trial programm to do this nice and clean?
     
  2. juggernaut911

    juggernaut911 GBAtemp Slut!

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    Vista's partition manager.
     
  3. Foxle

    Foxle GBAtemp Regular

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    GParted is a free open source linux tool which can do it in a snap. You can download it as it's own Live CD, or as part of the Ubuntu Live CD. It's a good fall back when the Vista partition manager doesn't work.
     
  4. da_head

    da_head A dying dream..

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    it's impossible to merge partitions. u have to reformat and delete one, and use the unallocated space to extend the other. the built in vista one does fine.
     
  5. Linkiboy

    Linkiboy GBAtemp Testing Area

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    Yes, gparted will do it, and its free.
     
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