On Sun, 4 Feb 2007 15:08:23 -0500, "Charlie" <Charlie@nowhere.com>
>I have been running Vista in a dual boot environment for months. I decided
>to get rid of Vista RC1 and go back to XP. I reformatted the Vista
>partition, created a new boot sector for my XP environment. Every thing went
>well and I boot up nicely into XP. I decided to reclaim the old vista
>partition so I deleted the old Vista partition. Using Partition Magic 8.0 I
>attempted to resize my C partition to include the space where Vista was
>installed. Everything appeared to go as normal with Partition Magic showing
>the proper before and after graphic. I apply the changes and PM reboots and
>says the changes have been applied. When I look at the C drive I see there
>have been no changes made. The old Vista area still shows as unallocated
>space and the C partition size is unchanged. I also tried to reallocate the
>unused free space with Partition Magic with the same results.
>Could Vista done something that prohibits me from reallocating the space?
Absolutely, did you use the new security data feature?