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PartitionMagic - ( v. 8.0 ) - upgrade package - 1 user - CD - Win - International

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      29.12.2007 07:49
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      It was great soft until it failed me with a ext3 partition

      Hi, This is an old, discontinue software which was bought by Symantec Corporation from PowerQuest company long ago.

      Why discontinue?, They just work on 8.05 version and that all, they haven't release anything else since then

      What does it do?
      It's a computer program for hard disk drive partitioning, and its works perfectly fine with windows 98 and XP, you can create, modify and move NTFS or FAT partitions and the existing ones can be resized without loss of data.
      It also has various other features, including being able to convert between FAT16, FAT32 and NTFS, modify the cluster size of FAT16/32 and NTFS filesystems, and merge adjacent FAT or NTFS filesystems.
      Partition Magic is really easy to use, with nice graphics and a very easy guide to do what you need. Some times you apply changes without reset, and that's cool. Another thing is that you can see every partition in a disk even the unallocated ones.
      Its come with other helpful applications, like boot magic witch let you create an modify a boot menu in order to install a different OS, like win98 or another winXP.
      PartitionMagic is compatible with Windows NT, 98, ME, 2000, and XP but not VISTA!, This is important, that's mean it is useless with moderns computers.

      I've been using this software for a very long time, i have create and modifies many hardrives, I would give 10 out of 10 but...

      IT DOESN`T SUPORT EXT3! Witch means you can't modify Linux partitions!
      Linux, for god sake!, I just discover Linux, and you Partition magic was not helpful at all! You fail me when I needed you the most!

      For that and only that reason this soft sucks!, on the other hang, its works perfectly in windowsXP with any Harddrive you think of!


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    • Product Details

      Partitioning your hard drive plays an essential role in maintaining your computer - preventing conflicts, protecting data, improving efficiency, and increasing performance. PartitionMagic 8.0 allows you to resize, create, move, split, merge, undelete, and convert partitions quickly and easily, without harming your data. The new File Browser allows you to move files from one partition to another regardless of partition type, step-by-step wizards allow you to view changes that will be made before applying them, and DataKeeper provides automatic file backup. Includes BootMagic which enables you to safely run multiple operating systems on the same computer.

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      Product Description: PartitionMagic ( v. 8.0 ) - upgrade package
      Category: Utilities
      Subcategory: Utilities - hardware & software optimizing
      Version: 8.0
      Licence Type: Upgrade package
      Licence Qty: 1 user
      Licence Pricing: Standard
      Language(s): International English
      Platform: Windows
      Distribution Media: CD-ROM
      Package Type: Retail
      OS Required: Microsoft Windows 98, Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition, Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional, Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition, Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Microsoft Windows NT Workstation