Gateway 2000 Handbook 486 question

From: Fred Cisin <>
Date: Tue Feb 18 22:27:00 2003

On Tue, 18 Feb 2003, Frank Schickel wrote:
> Don't know if you've ever tried Partition Magic from PowerQuest,
> but I would consider it an essential utility when working with
> HDs. It will repartition on-the-fly and convert partitions
> *both* ways FAT16<-->FAT32 and FAT32<-->NTFS, although you
> lose the extended attributes when converting to FAT from

I bought it specificaly to change an <2G NTFS partition from NTFS to
FAT16, in order to convert an NT4 machine into NT4/Win98 dual bootable.
It said that it was doing it, but never did. I tried rather a lot of
variations, such as resizing first, etc. but it never worked.

OTOH, I have used it quite happily for resizing partitions on several
Received on Tue Feb 18 2003 - 22:27:00 GMT

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