Though not completely computer-literate, I somehow managed to merge two of the three partitions in my laptop - by my own! That's SOME accomplishment for a guy like me.
My brother suggested this application, Partition Magic, which enables you to split, resize, merge or change the system type of your partition e.g. FAT30, FAT32 or NSTF. I don't know what those acronyms stands for but I do know that a FAT32 partition is the central point where all of your system files are stored.
I managed to picked up this and that by myself along the way of merging those partitions.
So, why the need of bigger free space you ask?
To make way for the new Adobe Photoshop CS4 of course!
Just when I thought I was pretty advance with my Adobe Photoshop CS3, along came CS4 with brand new fresh-out-of-the-room layout. The whole interface is different from its predecessors, most of the part at least.
This extended pack includes Adobe Device Central CS4, Adobe Bridge and Adobe Air, among all. The most interesting thing has got to be Adobe Air, which is a brand new media player by Adobe and was not available before this.
Adobe Air lets you play your favourite show on the net, boomark it and even record them for you, so you can view all your favourite shows the next time you're logged in. It's pretty much like TiVo or Astro Max, except it is for media available on the internet.
The Norton Partition Magic (Version 8.2) installer is around 47Mb while the Adobe Photoshop CS4 (Extended version) installation pack is around 1.2Gb and I still have my Adobe Photoshop CS3 (Extended version) installer, which is around 1.1Gb. Feel free to ask me for any of it if you're interested. Cheers!
The interface of Adobe Photoshop CS4. Notice the difference in tools button and simplified control bar.