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    Creating a 2nd partition on external hard drive without losing data
    Hi guys, here's my extremely complex problem.

    I have an external hard drive but I want to create a second partition of about 8gb for booting from. Is there a way to make the second partition without losing any data from the drive?

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    Nov 28, 2007
    Nambucca Heads Australia
    iMac, i7 4GHz, 32GB memory, 1TB PCI-e storgae StOS X.13.3
    iPartition and VolumeWorks will do it for you but alas they are not freeware. Cost around US$60.00. Might be better tom reformat the drive, partition into as m,any partitions as desired, and backup again.

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