> I have just bought a new computer. After some repairs it
> came with Windows Xp preinstalled although I did not pay for
> it (And therefore have not the Windows CDs).
> I will install Suse Linux 8.2 but I think it would be a good
> idea to keep W Xp, at least until I configure Linux
> correctly (Some pieces -I.E. graphics card- are quite new in
> the market and I expect some problems), for testing
> The problem is that I can not resize the windows partition.
> Suse Linux fails miserably and suggest I shrink the
> partition from Windows.
> It seems there are two types of partition (According to the
> frustrating Windows Help system) MBR (Main/Master Boot
> Register) and GPT (GUID Partitions table). The partition in
> my disk is a FAT32 MBR and I guess that is why Linux can not
> resize it. 'Windows help' explains how to change a partition
> from MBR to GPT but it entails erasing all data -I.E.
> Any suggestions on how to resize a MBR partition without
> erasing Windows on it? Is there a tool to do it? Where can I
> get it?
> Thanks in advance,