Alas, Partition Magic 8, the old gold standard, doesn't work under Vista. I
don't know whether Norton have a newer version that does. And yes, you've
got to pay for it.
The good news is that Vista has a SHRINK command to reduce the size of
partitions, which ameliorates the problem somewhat.
"Andy" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> My laptop manufacturer has decided to split my one 70GB SATA hard drive
> 2 partitions C&D with 34gb total showing on each. I don't like it like
> I want the most hard disk space I can get on C: partition so I have to
> a way of shifting the free space in partition D: to c: whilst still
> the laptop recovery system files on the D: partition is there any way of
> doing this without having to reload windows vista.
> I think there is a program called partition magic but I think you have to
> pay for it - anyone know of a similar thing for free? ;-) or is there
> something hidden in the new windows vista OS that can adjust partition
> that I don't know about. Its Vista premium home edition and it don't seem
> configured for RAID.