Having problems with your Dell Inspiron 640m PC Notebook ?

I cannot login to Windows and I need to create a second partition so that I can install an OS temporarily to rescue files. However, in Windows Setup there is only one partition, which the one that Windows is installed on. I see no options for splitting this partition into two. Is there any way I can do this?


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I think a better solution would be to take the hard drive out from the laptop, buy a few dollar adapter (depends, not all drives need one, if its sata it will plug directly to your desktop computer) and connect it to your computer where you can back up any files before installing windows again.

You can also use the windows installation cd to install into another folder without format, you won't loose any files aslong as the drive has space for another windows (1-2gb)
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