Author Archives: Fred Langa

Fred Langa

About Fred Langa

Fred Langa is senior editor. His LangaList Newsletter merged with Windows Secrets on Nov. 16, 2006. Prior to that, Fred was editor of Byte Magazine (1987 to 1991) and editorial director of CMP Media (1991 to 1996), overseeing Windows Magazine and others.

New Partitions On A Fully-Allocated Drive

Hi, fellow New Englander. I am and have been a Plus reader
for ages. I just bought a Dell Inspiron with an 80 GB hard drive running
WinXP Professional. I want to partition it, and followed the instructions in
your 2/27/06 article in InformationWeek. But, when I open to Disk
Management, I cannot find "an unallocated region of the basic disk" to right
click for a new partition. The disk O has a 63MB section, a C drive with
72.36GB NTFS section and ends with a 3.10GB Fat32 section.

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New Month, New Chances

It’s a new month, and right now your chances are the best
they’ll ever be!

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Digging Into Disk Management

Wow, still getting *great* response to the
article on Windows’ free Disk Management Tool (

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Disk Tools In Conflict?

This question stands alone, but also relates to item #1
(above) and to our previous discussions on dual booting, multibooting, and disk
imaging!

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ISO Issues

Hi, Fred I am long-time Langalist subscriber
and always enjoy and appreciate your articles in your newsletter and in
InformationWeek.

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More Print Queue Tricks

Some readers had additional suggestions to add to our
previous discussion of  "Print Queue Won’t Quit" (

http://langa.com/newsletters/2006/2006-02-13.htm#5 ). A sampling:

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