This article introduces bootable partition magic software for disk partition resizing without needing to booting operating system on Windows 10, 8/8.1/7/Vista/XP and Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012, SBS 2003/2008 and Windows Server R2.
"I cannot create bootable disk using partition magic 8.0 on my Windows 7.I tried burning in bootable CD mode but there is no apparent CD drive or drive letter."
I saw this problem on this forum:
Partition magic used to be the best partition software, but it can no longer meet users’ demand sometimes.
If you want to look for partition magic that supports bootable disk for disk space management without booting Windows operating system like Win10/8.1/8/7 or Server 2003/2008/2012, etc, partition magic is not the only selection. IM-Magic Partition Resizer is a bootable partition magic that is able to resize hard disk from bootable disk.
You can use freeware IM-Magic Partition Resizer Free from bootable disk so that you can perform partition resizing from bootable disk.
Free Download Partition Resizer Freeware to manage disk without losing data and use it as Partition Magic bootable version in Windows 10 8 7.
Step1. You need to insert a blank CD, DVD or USB to computer in advance. Without CD/DVD/USB, you need to rely on third-party burn software to make bootable disk.
Step2. Run the partition magic software and select "Bootable media" (You need to install Windows AIK/ADK).
Step3. Select the option to create bootable disk and then follow the wizard to complete it.
And then you will have an iso file in the end.
You can make bootable disk from an ISO file. Firstly, you need to use burn tool to burn ISO file to a CD, DVD or USB. And then, you can make bootable ISO image and create bootable disk. You can create bootable partition manager ISO with IM-Magic Partition Resizer so as to run it without booting OS.
Recommend: Burn ISO file to CD DVD USB>>
Partition magic 8.05 supports to create bootable disk for partition resizing, but it is not free and it only works for Windows XP, 2000 and Win98. You can use alternative for partition magic bootable ISO USB, named IM-Magic Partition Resizer. It is available in IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server (works for Server users) and IM-Magic Partition Resizer Pro (works for Windows home users).
Parted Magic is a Linux-based tool for disk partitioning and management. Parted Magic is able to boot from USB, CD or DVD. However, the latest update for Parted Magic is not free. If you need a partition magic that can boot from bootable disk, you can use IM-Magic Partition Resizer to replace Parted Magic. IM-Magic Partition Resizer is available in Server edition, Pro edition and Free edition, etc, which is respectively compatible with different Windows OS and has different features. IM-Magic Partition Resizer supports bootable media including CD, DVD and USB drive. You can select the proper one based on your demand.
For Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP/2000 ==> Download IM-Magic Partition Resizer Free
For Windows Server All versions ==> Download IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server
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