NTFS Resize
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There's an open source NTFS partition resizing utility. You can download it from their website, mlf.linux.rulez.org

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The free ntfsresize program non-destructively resizes the NTFS filesystem of Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000, Windows NT4 and Longhorn Beta. All NTFS versions are supported, being used by either 32-bit or 64-bit Windows. Ntfsresize is included in the ntfsprogs package, developed by the voluntary Linux-NTFS project. You don't need Linux installed to use it because there are several ways to get it run, for example by booting one of the many Linux Live CD (they run off the CD, not hard disk).


The above site also includes a list of recovery cd's and linux versions that include this package in them.

For ease of use, you can download System Rescue CD. which includes this NTFS resizing utility in it. Simply boot from the CD, run the necessary commands, and you're ready to go. Who needs Partition Magic...

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SystemRescueCd is a linux system on a bootable cdrom for repairing your system and your data after a crash. It also aims to provide an easy way to carry out admin tasks on your computer, such as creating and editing the partitions of the hard disk. It contains a lot of system utilities (parted, partimage, fstools, ...) and basic ones (editors, midnight commander, network tools). It aims to be very easy to use: just boot from the cdrom, and you can do everything. The kernel of the system supports most important file systems (ext2/ext3, reiserfs, xfs, jfs, vfat, ntfs, iso9660), and network ones (samba and nfs).

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Or, do yourself a favor and just download the fantastically great gparted livecd, which uses ntfs resize internally. It's only 35 mB, best download you'll ever made. 0.2 was just released February 2, 2006, so get it now.

The livecd is just gparted, the gnome partitioning tool with a graphical user interface [GUI]. It works really well, handles everything from fat32, NTFS, to Reiser4 file systems.
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Update: gparted livecd has changed hands, and the real development is now happening in partedmagic livecd (download page link).

So make sure to use the new parted magic tools instead of the old gparted livecd, which still exists but is being developed by another person, not the primary author, who moved his efforts to parted magic.
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