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Old Jun 21, 2007, 05:46 PM   #1
nukiduz
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How to create a partition without losing any data?

Hi there. I want to try another version of Mac OS X in my mac and I want to install it in an external drive. This drive is storing a lot of data and I need to create a new partition just for the OS while keeping my files there and my Tiger installation in the internal drive.

I tried disk utility but it seems that you have to erase all the data in the drive to create a new partition. Is there any freeware that could do this? Thanks.

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Old Jun 21, 2007, 06:25 PM   #2
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Hi there. I want to try another version of Mac OS X in my mac and I want to install it in an external drive. This drive is storing a lot of data and I need to create a new partition just for the OS while keeping my files there and my Tiger installation in the internal drive.

I tried disk utility but it seems that you have to erase all the data in the drive to create a new partition. Is there any freeware that could do this? Thanks.

try iPartition http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/23828

edit: oh ....freeware..
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