Can I change size of Boot Camp Windows XP Drive?

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by markw10, Jan 22, 2007.

  1. markw10 macrumors 6502

    Sep 4, 2006
    I am ready to set up Boot Camp with Windows XP and will be using the newest version of Parallels which works with the Boot Camp partition.
    My question: I will likely use the default of a 32GB partition. Hard Drive space is precious to me so I don't want to make a larger Windows partition than necessary but as well I know with time things like an upgrade to Vista and the fact I really have no clue how much space I'll need may mean I need to make a larger Windows partition. Do I have to completely redo the Windows partition from Boot Camp assistant and start over or can I simply resize it and make it larger?
  2. htdefiant macrumors member

    Sep 19, 2006
    At this point in the technology, you'll have to erase Windows, I believe.
  3. phungy macrumors 68020


    Dec 5, 2006
    Yep, you'll have to erase Windows to re-partition.

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