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resize/move partition on Compaq notebook

By asoft ·
I have Compaq Armada 1574 notebook. HDD crashed and I installed a new HDD. I need to change parallel port mode to EPP, because I bought a external CD writer, but I can't enter to BIOS, because Armada has to have BIOS on the disk in a separate 2MB partition at the BEGINNING of the disk. I need to create that partion. I have my HDD divided into 2 partions and I don't want to reinstall everything again. Question: How can I resize existing partition and create partition for BIOS at the BEGINNING ofthe disk?

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by micxba In reply to resize/move partition on ...

User e.g. Partition Magic. If you run Win2k you need the latest version to support NTFS5

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by asoft In reply to resize/move partition on ...

I used PartEd from gnu.org, which is very easy to use. What is interesting that Compaq utility states it needs 2 MB of free space at the beginning of the HDD, but it didn't install until I created 20MB partition.

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