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How to manage, modify, create and fix partitions without Windows...
Posted by Andre V. on 02 April 2011 10:26 PM

Here are some of the reason why you'd want to manage, modify, create and fix partitions using Parted Magic (which doesn't use Windows)...

  1. Windows doesn't work
  2. Drive partition tables is broken or corrupt and "chkdsk" didn't fix it.
  3. You want to install multiple OS on the same drive
  4. You want to resize your partition(s) without risking corrupting it's data
  5. You want to convert your partition to a different filesystem
  6. You want a super-reliable, totally risk-free and safe way to do just about anything related to partitions.

 

Here's how to manage your partitions without using Windows...

Step 1: Launch Parted Magic. See instructions that came with your order on how to do this. Or see here.

Step 2: Click on this desktop icon...

 

Step 3: Partition Editor launches.

Step 4: Click here on how to perform various operations.

To fix errors, right click on one of the drives, and click: "Check" as you see in below picture...

Step 5: When finished, restart PC: Start » Logout

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