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Re: Best way to shrink Windows on new laptop? -SOLVED

On Thu, Feb 01, 2007 at 09:34:03AM +0000, Anthony Campbell wrote:
> On 01 Feb 2007, Anthony Campbell wrote:
> Well, it worked this time. I did ntfsresize (from Knoppix); then cfdisk
> to resize the disk to 11,000 MB with NTFS file type.
> When I rebooted, Windows again failed to start and I got the rescue
> stuff. However, instead of giving up and reinstalling Windows as I did
> last time, I just exited the Rescue page and this time Windows ran
> chkdsk and then started up.
> What may have made a difference (I'm not sure) is that I also made a
> temporary partition occupying all the blank disk apart from the resized
> Windows partition and the reserved partition.

well wierd, but glad it worked for you. Sounds like there might have
been something "different" in your windows setup. 


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