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Best/Prefered Partition & Boot Manager

Discussion in 'General Software' started by ati.bob, Oct 5, 2004.

  1. ati.bob New Member

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    I'm looking for a partition and boot manager for my PC once I get my HDD back.. Since PowerQuest had merged with Symantec, it previous line of products (PartitionMagic/BootMagic 8) seems a bit outdated (eg, no Win Server 2003 support, some bugs, etc.)... Any suggestions?
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    linux' boot manager (grub) can boot any partitions
    windows can boot any partitions too .. google for diskpart
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    I prefer 3rd party partitioning/boot manager software... ;)
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    As W1zzard says, try Grub.
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    I see.. I will check it out (once I got my RMA'ed HDD back :D).. any open source/free disk partitioning program that is up to the job?

    *EDIT*
    Just checked out GRUB, it's not publicly released but can be obtained from one of its FTP sites.. I think it's for Linux-installations only.. I'm running Windows.. And ideas?
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